Millennia-old mummy belonging to a servant of warrior king Thutmose III's household is discovered in 'very good condition' in Luxor



Spanish archaeologists have discovered a millennia-old mummy in 'very good condition' near the southern Egyptian town of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Sunday.
The find was in a tomb probably dating from between 1075-664 BC, on the west bank of the Nile river 700 kilometres (435 miles) south of Cairo, a statement said.
The mummy had been bound with linen stuck together with plaster.
It was in a brightly coloured wooden sarcophagus and had been buried near a temple from the era of fourth-millennium warrior king Thutmose III.
The tomb was likely to have belonged to a nobleman,... read more

 
14 November 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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