Site Map   |   Contact Us   |   About US   |   Home Page English   |   Francais   |   Español   |   عربـــــى
Advanced Search
banner Parliamentary Elections 2015
Land & People Politics Economy Investment Tourism Culture & Arts Society

     Egypt on the path of democracy                                                 Parliamentary elections 2nd phase runoff on 1-2 December

Tuesday, 1 December 2015 - 10:05 PM Cairo
Home >> Egypt Online >> Tourism
News Archive
day Month year  
Tab :
50 mummies discovered in Kings Valley
Tuesday, 29 April 2014

An Egyptian-Swiss archeological team discovered a huge historical tomb in Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Antiquities Minister Mohamed Ibrahim said on Monday 28/4/2014.

The tomb contains some 50 mummies and wood coffins and cartonnage, a type of material composing Egyptian funerary masks made of layers of linen or papyrus covered with plaster dating back to the First Intermediate Period.

A mission from the University of Basel, Switzerland, in cooperation with the Antiquities Ministry uncovered the tomb, Ibrahim said in statements.


Date of publication:Tuesday, 29 April 2014
banner Parliamentary Elections 2015