TITLE

Major Mummy Find

PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;3/20/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 19, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the discovery of a tomb containing several mummies in the Valley of the Kings near Luxor, Egypt by archaeologists. Researchers think that the newfound tomb is more than 3,000 years old which was likely built during Egypt's 18th dynasty between 1570 B.C. and 1320 B.C.
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20234687

 

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