New Discovery in Luxor – level 2

15-09-2017 15:00

Egyptian scientists discovered a 3,500-year-old tomb. People built it during the 18th dynasty. The tombs are located in the country’s southern city of Luxor.

The tomb belonged to a royal goldsmith, who people identified as Amunhat. Scientists found mummies, pottery and a stela. They also found double statues of the goldsmith, his wife, and one of their sons.

The archaeologists are still working in the tomb, and they think that they are going to find even more. They also hope that this will help Egypt’s tourism.

Difficult words: tomb (a room for mummies), goldsmith (a person who makes gold things and jewellery), pottery (pots, dishes, etc.), funeral stela (an upright piece of stone, which says something about a dead person).

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