New Discovery in Luxor – level 3
Egyptian archaeologists discovered a 3,500-year-old tomb from the 18th dynasty in the country’s southern city of Luxor.
The tomb belonged to a royal goldsmith identified as Amunhat. Apart from the mummies, pottery, and a funeral stela, several double statues were found in the tomb too: double statues of the owner of the tomb and his wife with their titles, another statue with one of their sons and further double statues of the son.
Egypt’s Antiquities Minister said that the work is not finished yet, and people are expecting to find more objects and tombs in the area of the Draa Abul Nagar necropolis. Some decorations in the tomb had suffered a lot, but the archaeologists hope that the find will boost Egypt’s tourism.
Difficult words: tomb (a burial chamber/room), artefact (a historically important object), stela (an upright piece of stone), antiquities (objects, buildings and works of art from the ancient past), necropolis (a burial ground with complex tombs and monuments).
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