Exclusive to ET: the discovery of Tuta Tomb in Sohag

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Fri, 05 Apr 2019 - 12:24 GMT

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CAIRO – 5 April 2019: Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany will announce the discovery of a new tomb in Sohag governorate.

Egypt Today was able exclusively to know details about this important discovery.
The tomb is to woman named Tuta who was the singer of Mirit Aton the daughter of Ramsees II.

The walls of the tomb hold inscriptions that date back to the New Kingdom of Egypt, and was reused again in the Greek and Roman eras.

The Ministry of Antiquities succeeded in regrouping and restoring the statue of Ramses II in Akhmim city in Sohag governorate and was placed in its original place beside Queen Mirit Amon statue.

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