Monday, November 26, 2007

Hawass reveals new discovery

Egypt State Information Service

Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Zahi Hawwas has revealed more Pharaonic discoveries at a seminar at AL-Ahly Club, Al Ahram reported.

"A new cemetery dating back to the 16th dynasty has been unearthed," Hawwas told an attentive audience.

"A Japanese researcher has also found a sarcophagus dating back to the same dynasty, and another Czech one found a masterpiece produced 4200 years ago."

Hawwas also said that the first Egyptian archeological mission will head for the Valley of Kings in Luxor to start exploration.

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