Egypt archaeologists unearth 3,500-year-old tomb in Luxor

2017-09-11 06:24:44 GMT2017-09-11 14:24:44(Beijing Time) Agencies
An Egyptian antiquities worker is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. An incredible mummy-filled tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago has been uncovered in Egypt’s famed Valley of the Kings. The tomb is located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and prominent officials in the southern city of Luxor. The Ministry of Antiquities has identified the goldsmith as a man named Amenemhat who belonged to the 18th dynasty of Egypt, around 1400 years BC. His wife Amenhotep was also laid to rest in the tomb along with their son.(Photo/Agencies) An Egyptian antiquities worker is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. An incredible mummy-filled tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago has been uncovered in Egypt’s famed Valley of the Kings. The tomb is located on the west bank of the river Nile in a cemetery for noblemen and prominent officials in the southern city of Luxor. The Ministry of Antiquities has identified the goldsmith as a man named Amenemhat who belonged to the 18th dynasty of Egypt, around 1400 years BC. His wife Amenhotep was also laid to rest in the tomb along with their son.(Photo/Agencies)
Egyptian antiquities workers preserve mummies in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies) Egyptian antiquities workers preserve mummies in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)
An Egyptian antiquities worker works on a coffin in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017.(Photo/Agencies) An Egyptian antiquities worker works on a coffin in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017.(Photo/Agencies)
Egyptian antiquities worker brushes a coffin in a recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies) Egyptian antiquities worker brushes a coffin in a recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)
A statue of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, and wife Amenhoteb is seen in his tomb at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies) A statue of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, and wife Amenhoteb is seen in his tomb at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)
An artifact is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies) An artifact is seen in the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)
Artefacts from the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, are on display at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies) Artefacts from the recently discovered tomb of Amenemhat, a goldsmith from the New Kingdom, are on display at the Draa Abu-el Naga necropolis near the Nile city of Luxor, south of Cairo, Egypt, September 9, 2017. (Photo/Agencies)
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