New Middle-Kingdom tomb discovered in Cairo
Carved stele from newly discovered tomb- photo courtesy of the Ministry of Antiquities
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CAIRO: A new Middle-Kingdom tomb complex has been discovered in the Dahshur area, the Ministry of Antiquities announced Wednesday on its Facebook page.

A joint Egyptian-American team is working to document and restore works that have been damaged by unofficial excavation, which has spread since the January 25 Revolution.

Carved stele from newly discovered tomb- photo courtesy of the Ministry of Antiquities

Carved stele from newly discovered tomb- photo courtesy of the Ministry of Antiquities

The tomb is carved in rock, south of the Pyramid of King Senruset I, and belonged to a statement during Senruset’s reign, Dr. Mahmoud Afifi, the head of the Antiquities Sector at the Ministry stated.

Dr. Sara Parcak, of the University of Alabama, said that mission will soon be established to train Egyptian archeologist on the latest technology related to conservation and documentation of artifacts.

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