Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

Egyptian mummies: Archaeologists make CHILLING discovery

Mummy discovery HO • GETTY STOCK IMAGE DISCOVERY Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in catacombs
Erik Tate | 14 May, 2017, 04:06

Burial shafts were found in the area and excavation work "revealed that these shafts led to a number of corridors inside a cachette of mummies", the ministry said. Along with the mummies, several antiquities were also discovered, including papyrus and animal coffins.

The mummies have been elaborately preserved and are thought to have been officials and priests.

Archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in a complex of catacombs in Minya province, south of Cairo.

The archaeological site where the discovery was made is located in the collage of Tuna al-Gabal which is on the edge of the western desert.

Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a necropolis containing at least 17 mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya.

A team from Cairo University supervises the mission of the new discovery. Archaeologists can already see the legs and feet of other mummies sticking out from the edges of the dig site.

Army chief dismiss claims to resume CASO in Kashmir
Cries of "Bharat mata ki jai" rented the air along with others condemning Pakistan and militant groups in the Valley. The killing of young Kashmiri has sparked outrage in the country with the Army vowing to punish his killers.

"It is the first [mummies] to be uncovered in the area since the discovery of a necropolis of animals and birds from 1931 to 1954", he said, according to an official statement.

Egyptian authorities hope that new discoveries will improve the tourism image of the country and revive interest among travelers to avoid visiting Egypt after the 2011 uprising.

"2017 has been a historic year for archaeological discoveries", said Anani. The Late Period ran from 664 BC until 332 BC.

Tom Cruise is the star of the forthcoming Mummy reboot, so the actor has ancient Egypt, sarcophagi, hieroglyphics, and the murderous tendencies of the bandage-wrapped undead on the brain. Figures from 2016 are not yet available.

The tourism sector, a crucial source of hard currency, has struggled to regain ground amid a growing number of militant attacks, including two Islamic State church bombings last month.

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