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Ancient tombs found in the city of Luxor in Egypt

Luxor - Italian archaeologists have apparently discovered tombs in the ancient city of Luxor which are believed to be at least 3,000 years old. The interesting find includes human remains and well-preserved canopic jars.

New Egyptian Monuments Discovered at Karnak Temple in Luxor

Cairo - Archaeologists have discovered new ancient treasures in Egypt near Karnak Temple in Luxor on Sunday, according to the ministry of antiquities.

3400-yr-old statue of Tutankhamun's grandfather found in Luxor

Luxor - Archaeologists have unearthed a colossal statue of powerful pharaoh Amenhotep III at his 3,400-year-old mortuary temple in southern Egyptian city of Luxor. It is one of the largest of its kind to be discovered by the country's antiquities authority.

Six missing pieces from statue of wealthy pharoah found in Luxor

Luxor - Six missing pieces from the colossal double statue of the 18th Dynasty King Amenhotep III and his wife Queen Tiye have been discovered at the king’s mortuary temple on Luxor’s west bank.

Ancient road and 12 sphinxes discovered at Luxor

Egyptologists have unearthed twelve ancient sphinx statues at Luxor. The sculptures were found at a newly discovered part of the Avenue of Sphinxes, an ancient road that leads from the temple at Karnak to the temple of the goddess Mut at Luxor.

3400-year-old statue found at pharaoh's funerary temple in Luxor

Luxor - It's discovery season in Egypt. Archaeologists have unearthed the upper part of a statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III at Luxor. The statue is around 3,400 years old. Amenhotep III is believed to be the grandfather of the young King Tutankhamun.

Archaeologists unearth 2800-yr-old burial chamber in Egypt

Luxor - A team of archaeologists has found the burial chamber of a priest named Karakhamun at the Theban Necropolis in Egypt. The tomb dates back to Dynasty 25 (c. 755BC) and was uncovered during conservation and restoration work on the west bank of Luxor.

Egyptians Living Above Tombs Agree to Go

I can't image living above Tombs, this would definitely remind me of the Movie "Poltergeist" and after seeing that one this would drive me crazy... haha

On The Trail Of Missing Ancient Egyptian Tombs In Luxor

LUXOR, Egypt (dpa) - Archaeological digs in the Valley of the Kings at Luxor are demanding at the best of times. But with 20 kilos of equipment to carry along with them, Helmut Becker and Joerg Fassbinder need mountaineering skills as well. Somewher...
 

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Statue of Amenhotep III and sun god Re-Horakhti discovered a the pharaoh s funerary temple at Luxor.
Statue of Amenhotep III and sun god Re-Horakhti discovered a the pharaoh's funerary temple at Luxor.
Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt
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The Luxor Temple at dusk.
The Luxor Temple at dusk.
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Workers reconstructing one of the sphinx statues from the road of Nectanebo I.
Workers reconstructing one of the sphinx statues from the road of Nectanebo I.
Supreme Council of Antiquities, Egypt
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Carvings and artifacts at Karnak Temple at Luxor.
Carvings and artifacts at Karnak Temple at Luxor.
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Abdel Ghaffar Wadgy, Ministry of State for Antiquities (MSA), Egypt
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The newly discovered road of Nectanebo I in Luxor. The remains of the statues of sphinxes can be
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The newly discovered road of Nectanebo I in Luxor. The remains of the statues of sphinxes can be seen down the centre.
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