• Egyptian archaeological group discovered the tombs close to Luxor in southern Egypt
  • Principal tomb homes a group of sarcophagi and mummies wrapped in linen

An Egyptian archaeological mission discovered the tombs within the Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis close to Luxor in southern Egypt. The principle T-shaped tomb belonged to a metropolis decide named Userhat and is typical of New Kingdom noblemen tombs, the ministry stated in an announcement.

A member of the Egyptian archaeological team works on a wooden coffin Tuesday.A member of the Egyptian archaeological team works on a wooden coffin Tuesday.

The mission eliminated 450 cubic meters of particles, revealing the doorway of the primary tomb and the 2 joint tombs.

Excavation work is in full swing “to disclose the secrets and techniques of those two tombs,” the ministry added.

The inner chamber of the main tomb houses a collection of sarcophagi from the 21st Dynasty and mummies wrapped in linen, based on the ministry. The sarcophagi are in good situation, it added.

The archaeologists additionally found ushabti funerary collectible figurines fabricated from faience, terra cotta and wooden in addition to a group of clay pots, the ministry stated.

Members of the Egyptian archaeological mission eye funerary figurines known as ushabtis.Members of the Egyptian archaeological mission eye funerary figurines known as ushabtis.

In one other room, the mission discovered “a group of ushabti collectible figurines, wood masks and a deal with of a sarcophagus lid was unearthed,” the assertion stated.