Emerging Egyptian scientist Zahi Havas announced earlier this week that a “lost golden city” had been discovered, stating that this ancient complex was discovered near Luxor, which is also the famous home Valley of the Kings.
“We got only a part of this city. But the city continues [toliau] To the west and north, “Havas told AFP on Saturday that he is ready to hold a press conference at archeological-rich locations.
Betsy Bryan, professor of Egyptian art and archeology at Johns Hopkins University, said that the remains of the city are “the second most important archaeological discovery Tutankhamono Graves “nearly a century ago. These words of the scientist are quoted in a report published by the excavation group on Thursday.
Excavators found jewelry, colored pottery, amulets depicting amulets and clay bricks with the seal of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.
The team began excavations in September between the temples of Ramses III and Amenhotep III near Luxor, about 500 km from Cairo.
Amenhotep III inherited an empire that reached the Euphrates River in present-day Iraq and Sudan. According to Egyptian scientists, this pharaoh died around 1354 BCE.
It ruled for nearly four decades, and this period is famous for its artefacts and the grandeur of its monuments. In the time of Amenhotep III, the so-called Colossi of Menamon was built – two huge stone sculptures near Luxor, depicting this ruler and his wife.
“It’s not only a city – we see … economic activity, workshops, furnaces,” said Mustafa Waziri, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiques, on Saturday.
When the remains of the city were announced, some scientists doubted whether Havas and his team had succeeded in what others had discovered by exploring these ruins.
Egypt’s Tarek Farag wrote on Facebook on Friday that archaeologists at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York excavated the site more than a century ago.
However, Mr Vaziri dismissed the allegations, stating that the previous excavations had taken place elsewhere, the ruins that had been discovered.
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