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  Tomb of Mitri - The photo shows the serdab (closed statue chamber) in the early 6th Dynasty (or say late Old Kingdom) tomb of the official Mitri, containing nine wooden statues. The tomb was excavated in 1925-26 by the Egyptian Antiquities Service under the leadership of Cecil Firth. All information and media on this…
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  From A Secret Voyage by Zahi Hawass and Sandro Vannini Golden shrine of a statue-carter108 - Detail of the golden shrine of a statue, from the funerary equipment of Tutankhamun – New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty - From Western Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb 62 – (carter 108), Cairo, Egyptian Museum - This shrine…
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  Late Period beer jars from El Heiz (Abydos). All information and media on this website, unless noted otherwise, are © Laboratoriorosso and cannot be used or distributed without permission.
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New tombs discovered in Luxor by the ARCE

Two new tombs were discovered in the past two weeks in the site of Sheikh Abd El Qurna, in Luxor, by the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE), with the support of USAID and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. Both tombs date back to the prosperous 18th Dinasty of the New Kingdom and were discovered…
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