Friday, July 30

The exceptional find of the lost city of Luxor, the “Pompeii of Egypt”


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The ancient city was found near well-known Egyptian monuments.

The discovery of a 3,000-year-old city that was lost in the sands of Egypt has been called one of the most important archaeological finds since the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Well-known Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced on Thursday the discovery of the “lost golden city” near Luxor.

Declared that it is the city largest of antiquity that has been discovered in Egypt.

Known as Aten, it was unearthed in September 2020, shortly after excavation began.


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