Egypt unveils former entombment site, home to 50 mummies

Decoration News Agency: Egyptian archaeologists uncovered a grave containing 50 mummies dating rear to th…
A egyptian archaeologist examines mummies internally a grave during the donation of a novel discovery at tuna el-gebel archaeological site in minya governorate, egypt, february 2, 2019. reuters/amr abdallah dalshminya (Decoration News Agency, quoting the Reuters) – egyptian archaeologists uncovered a grave containing 50 mummies dating rear to the ptolemaic era, in minya, south of cairo, the administration of antiquities said on saturday. the mummies, 12 of which were of children, were discovered internally four, nine-meter abstruse entombment chambers in the tuna el-gebel archaeological site. the identities of the mummies were calm unknown, said mostafa waziri, secretary-general of the highest assembly of antiquities. “we accept not base names written in hieroglyphics,” he said, adding it was apparent from the mummification course that the individuals whose remains were base had to some degree held momentous or prestigious positions. visitors, including ambassadors from distinct countries, gathered at the discovery site where 40 of the mummies were exhibited during the tidings pomp. some of the mummies were base wrapped in linen while others were placed in stone coffins or wooden sarcophagi. the archaeological finding was the chief of 2019 and was unearthed through a articulation mission with the elaboration nucleus for archaeological studies of minya university. (this account of the story removes the account “pharaonic” from headline and chief paragraph)