In Photos: Anany examines the mummy inside the newly discovered sarcophagus

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Sun, 25 Nov 2018 - 01:37 GMT

Anany examines the mummy inside the newly discovered sarcophagus.

Anany examines the mummy inside the newly discovered sarcophagus.

CAIRO - 25 November 2018: Minister of Antiquities Khaled El- Anany announced on Saturday November 24 the discovery of Mut Temple’s Tomb.


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Anany after witnessed the opening of the sarcophagus.



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The sarcophagus dates to the 18th dynasty and houses a mummy wrapped in linen in a very good condition.

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The first examination of the mummy revealed it was restored and re-wrapped in linen during the late period.

The sarcophagus was discovered by an archaeological mission affiliated to the French University of Strasbourg in the vicinity of tomb TT33 in the West Bank of Luxor.




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