Egypt Today exclusively reveals the discovery of an ancient cemetery in Tuna el Gebel area housing 40 mummies, before being officially announced on February 1 and 2.
A new cemetery dating back to the 18th Dynasty was unearthed by the Swedish archaeological mission at Gebel el-Silsilain KomOmbo.
The team was conducting archaeological testing at a site, where a fence was to be established, inside workshops of the Railway Authority in the Mediterranean city when they made the discovery.
About 70 foreign missions will begin working in the upcoming weeks on different archaeological sites in Luxor.
A cemetery of Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), dating back to the 18thdynasty, along with a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family was discovered
Eighty percent of the restoration work at Wardian Cemetery, located in the archaeological area of Kom El shoqafa in Alexandria, is completed.