In Luxor archaeologists have discovered the tomb of age of 3.5 thousand years
Moscow. September 9. INTERFAX.RU — Egyptian archaeologists made the discovery in Luxor — tomb that belonged to a jeweler, who lived more than 3.5 thousand years ago, informs on Saturday Agency Associated Press referring to the Ministry of antiquities of Egypt.
The discovery, made on the West Bank of the Nile, dates back to the period of the XVIIIth dynasty (1550-1292 BC).
AP quoted the head of the Ministry Khaled al-Anani that the tomb was not preserved very well, however, to have survived the statues of goldsmith and his wife, and a funerary mask.
In addition, inside the tomb it was found the room with the mummies of the Egyptians, who lived later than the owner of the tomb in the twenty-first (around XI — X century BC) and XXII (about the X — VIII centuries BC) dynasties.