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Thread: Amun-Re goldsmith tomb uncovered in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor's west bank.

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    Amun-Re goldsmith tomb uncovered in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor's west bank.

    Amun-Re goldsmith tomb uncovered in Draa Abul Naga necropolis on Luxor's west bank.

    The tomb was discovered along with a number of others by an Egyptian archaeological mission led by Mostafa Waziri

    In a gala ceremony held in Draa Abul-Naga necropolis on Luxor's West Bank on Saturday, Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced the discovery of an 18th Dynasty tomb of god Amun-Re’s goldsmith, Amenemhat (Kampp 390), and a Middle Kingdom burial shaft for a family ...

    http://english.ahram.org.eg/Media/Ne...139553-613.jpg

    http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsCont...bul-Naga-.aspx

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    Super cool! This brings back memories of the multiple Egyptology books I had as a kid.
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    Isn't Waziri the fellow who did the analysis on Tutankhaman and his YDNA that was never released?

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