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Metropolis discovered in Abydos in the Upper Egypt's governorate of Sohag

Metropolis discovered in Abydos in the Upper Egypt's governorate of Sohag

The discovery of the lost civilization, which dates back to Egypt's First Dynasty, was made during excavations conducted by an archaeological mission of the Ministry of Antiquities. A small group of tourists exit a tomb in The Valley of the Kings, which includes the tomb of King Seti I , on October 23, 2013 in Luxor , Egypt. Archaeologists have discovered an ancient city dating back more than 7,000 years close to King Seti I's tomb.


Ancient city uncovered in Egypt by archaelogists

Ancient city uncovered in Egypt by archaelogists

Its discovery may yield new insights into Abydos, one of the oldest cities in ancient Egypt, the ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. Egyptian officials hope the discovery , which was made by members of the country's Antiquities Ministry, will play a major role in boosting tourism, which has dropped to record levels since the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.



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Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth 5000-Year-Old Ancient City

Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth 5000-Year-Old Ancient City

Egypt has unearthed a more than 7,000-year-old city and cemetery dating back to its First Dynasty in the southern province of Sohag. According to Afify, the city and cemetery likely belonged to senior officials who were responsible for building royal tombs, as the archaeologists found a number of tools that indicate that the residential city was largely responsible for supplying the labor force required to build royal tombs.


7000-year-old city found in Egypt

7000-year-old city found in Egypt

Archaeologists have so far uncovered huts, pottery remains and iron tools as well as 15 huge graves, some of which were larger than the graves of kings in Abydos , the ministry said in a statement . Investigations have shown that the ancient metropolis exhumed around 400 meters away from the temple of Seti I which has been identified as a New Kingdom era proximal to the Nile .



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