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Ancient Egyptian treasures uncovered in tomb near Valley of the Kings

Mummies, jewels and sarcophagi are among the 3,500-year-old treasures discovered in a goldsmith’s tomb in necropolis A remarkable ancient Egyptian tomb has been discovered in the necropolis of Draa el-Naga, near Egypt’s famous Valley of the Kings. The tomb consists of a small room at ground level and a burial chamber eight metres below containing four mummies. Its principal occupant was a goldsmith named Amenemhat from the 18th Dynasty (1550BC to 1292BC), the time of Tutankhamun, Nefertiti and Hatshepsut.
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