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Friday, April 5, 2019

Khaled Anany inaugurates Abydos archaeological area - Egypt Today

Khaled Anany inaugurates Abydos archaeological area

Fri, Apr. 5, 2019
CAIRO – 5 April 2019: Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany along with Sohag Governor Ahmed el Ansary inaugurated developing Abydos archaeological area project in Sohag at a cost of 42 million L.E on Friday, April 5.

About forty foreign ambassadors from 25 Arab and foreign countries witnessed the inauguration of Abydos archaeological area.

Anny recounted during the inauguration that Abydos archaeological area houses visitors center and a project to lower the groundwater level at Abydos temple, which is being executed in cooperation with the National General Contracting and Supplies company.

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled Anany will announce the discovery of a new tomb in Sohag governorate.

Egypt Today was able exclusively to know details about this important discovery.
The tomb is to woman named Tuta who was the singer of Mirit Aton the daughter of Ramsees II.

The walls of the tomb hold inscriptions that date back to the New Kingdom of Egypt, and was reused again in the Greek and Roman eras.

The Ministry of Antiquities succeeded in regrouping and restoring the statue of Ramses II in Akhmim city in Sohag governorate and was placed in its original place beside Queen Mirit Amon statue.

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