20 MUMMIES DISCOVERED IN EGYPT! 20 MUMMIES DISCOVERED IN EGYPT!
February 05, 2022
Egyptian and Italian archaeologists working near the Mausoleum of Aga Khan, west of Aswan, have uncovered a rock-cut tomb containing 20 mummies which date to the Greco-Roman Period.
The tomb is a rectangular structure with a courtyard carved in the bed rock inside which four burial chambers were found.
The director of the team, Patrizia Piacentini, highlighted that the tomb was a massive grave used to bury members of multiple families.
She also noted that many important archaeological artifacts such as an offering table, wooden religious statues, a copper necklace, panels with hieroglyphic text, & colored cartonnage were found inside the tomb.