Since the issue of the pandemic remains unresolved, humanity is still struggling at a complicated moment in its history.But this did not stop Great discoveries and shocking revelations Keep coming out. this time, The surprising finding is that everyone is recorded in Egypt Thanks to a group of archaeologists.
Famous Egyptologist Zahi Hawass It was announced on Thursday that he and his team had discovered what they called “Luxor’s Lost Golden City”, which is located in the southern part of the African country.This fact is even considered The most important discovery since Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered In 1922.
They found an ancient city in Egypt
Around September 2020, Hawass directed the excavation.Initially envisaged mission objectives Find one of the several funeral temples of King Tutankhamun himself, But the team began to excavate the remains Corresponds to something bigger.
When excavating, the archaeologist They discovered ancient buildings and urban structures in the Luxor areaIt is only a few kilometers away from the mythical city of Thebes. Zahi is best known for serving as the Secretary-General of the country’s Supreme Antiquities Council from 2002 to 2011. “The Rise of Ateng.”
“To the surprise of the team, they started to show up Mud brick stratum in all directions. What they unearthed was the ruins of a large, well-maintained city with almost complete walls. The room is full of everyday tools“, The Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt in a statement (adopted ABC News) In the statement on Thursday.
Found in the southern part of the city seems to be Ovens, kitchens and buildings with ceramic relics.Regarding the extreme north-still covered by a large amount of land-the findings include Administrative area and residential area.
“it is The largest administrative and industrial settlement in the Egyptian Empire On the West Bank of Luxor”Zahi Hawass added.Experts estimate that this city in Egypt Just over 3000 years of history.
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A brief history of the “Lost Luxor City”
Despite the recent announcement, the discovery of this “lost city” Even in the past 100 years, it has begun to be considered one of the most relevant discoveries. “The Rise of Ateng” is a metropolis built around the palace of Kolkata, which was built by the order of Kolkata 18th Dynasty Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
The president ruled Egypt from 1391 to 1353. C. Some experts think you areOne of the most dazzling stages of the famous new empire. Then, after the end of Amenhotep’s reign, the responsibility fell to his son Akhenaten, the famous “Pharaoh.” With the discovery of the “Lost Golden City Luxor”, people hope to describe this history more accurately.