A LOST Ancient Egyptian city has been uncovered after 3,000 years and experts have hailed it the most “important discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamun”. The ‘Golden City of Luxor’ has just become the "the largest" ancient city ever found in Egypt. Famous Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced that the city had been discovered near Luxor, home of the Valley of the Kings. An official statement said: “The Egyptian mission under Dr. Zahi Hawass found the city that was lost under the sands. “The city is 3,000 years old, dates to the reign of Amenhotep III, and continued to be used by Tutankhamun and Ay.” Betsy Bryan, Professor of Egyptian Art and Archaeology at Johns Hopkins University, said the city discovery was the "second most important archeological discovery since the tomb of Tutankhamun" As well as the the city streets and evidence of buildings, lots of artefacts and even skeletal remains have been discovered. The team found precious jewellery, scarab beetle amulets and coloured pottery. The ‘Golden City of Luxor’ was mentioned in ancient texts, which led many experts to try and search for it over the years. Excavations at the correct site began in September 2020. The city was found… Read full this story
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