Who found the lost city of Luxor?

Who found the lost city of Luxor?

Who found the lost city of Luxor?

Luxor’s ‘Lost Golden City’: An accomplishment of the Egyptian expedition in April 2021. CAIRO – 1 July 2021: The Egyptian expedition discovered a massive city founded by one of the greatest rulers of Egypt, king Amenhotep III, the ninth king of the 18th Dynasty who ruled Egypt from 1391 to1353 B.C.

What was found in the lost golden city?

The dig revealed a large number of valuable archaeological finds, such as jewellery, coloured pottery, scarab beetle amulets and mud bricks bearing seals of Amenhotep III. The team began excavations on the west bank of Luxor near the Valley of the Kings, some 500 km (300 miles) south of the capital Cairo.

Where is the lost city in Egypt?

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The lost city is believed to be established by the ninth king of ancient Egypt’s 18th dynasty, King Amenhotep III. Aten is theorized to be the largest administrative and industrial settlement in that era, nestled in the southern city of Luxor, according to The Washington Post.

What happened Zahi Hawass?

He was promoted to “Undersecretary of the State for the Giza Monuments” in 1998. Hawass continues to be involved in archaeological projects at Giza and other sites in Egypt. Currently, he heads the science committee overseeing the Scanpyramids project.

Has a Pharaoh been found in a pyramid?

The discovery was made during excavations near the White Pyramid of Amenemhat II, a 12th Dynasty pharaoh who died in the early 19th century B.C. The pyramid, one of several built at the necropolis at Dahshur, has been mined for its white limestone blocks and heavily looted, and little of the monument remains today.

How was lost city of Luxor found?

Hawass’ team began searching an area of Luxor where Tut’s successors, Ay and Horemheb, built their mortuary temples. But instead of Tut’s temple, they uncovered an enormous, well-preserved metropolis. Within weeks of the start of their dig, Hawass’ team uncovered mud bricks stamped with Pharaoh Amenhotep III’s name.

What did Zahi Hawass steal?

Egypt’s former antiquities minister Zahi Hawass has been accused of helping three Germans to steal rocks and samples of a cartouche from the Pyramid of Cheops at Giza, the Guardian reported. The three men were sentenced in absentia on Tuesday of last week, together with six Egyptians who helped them commit the deed.