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Found in Egypt King Ken-Amun's 3,300-year-old tomb


Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities reported on April 14, 2010, that it had discovered the tomb of King Ken-Amun of the 19th Dynasty (1,315 - 1,201 BC) in Ismailia, about 120 kilometers from Cairo.

According to Council representative Zahi Hawass, the 3,300-year-old tomb was found by archaeologists during excavations and was below 35 other Roman-era tombs. The newly discovered tomb is in excellent condition.

The tomb, made of bricks and mud, is decorated with scenes and inscriptions from the Ramessida period. The tomb consists of a rectangular room with a vaulted stone ceiling and a deep square shaped well.


Human figures decorate the tomb walls


Archaeological site in Ismailia, 120 km from Cairo

Source: G1