Mummified mice are some of the artifacts found in an ornate grave recently excavated near the Egyptian city of Sohag. 1
Experts say the grave is over 2,000 years old and is considered a place of recreation. a senior officer called Tutu and his wife. It was discovered in October when smugglers were caught illegally digging artifacts
The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquarian Government hopes that the findings will attract visitors to the desert city of 390 kilometers (242 miles) south of Cairo, near the Nile.
Mostafa Vaziri, the Egyptian secretary general, said that it is a "beautiful, colorful grave" and "one of the most interesting discoveries." ever in this area ". Since the 2011 uprising, political instability and insecurity have affected the tourism industry. The ministry hopes that this new attraction will help bring visitors back.
A mummified woman and boy belonging to the Ptolemy era were exhibited outside the grave outside. It is believed that a woman was between the ages of 35 and 50 when she died when the boy was 12 to 14 years of age.
More 50 mummified mice, cats and birds were also found.
Here the archaeologist studies carefully wrapped falconry.
Among the treasures found inside the tomb were fragments of painted, decorative faces.
The Ministry of Antiquity said that the presentation of this newly discovered tomb aims to "draw the attention of the world to the civilization and antiquity of Egypt."
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