Lost golden city Egypt : 3,000 year old golden city found
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The Government of Egypt has announced that a ” Lost Golden City ” has been discovered which has buried under the sands in Luxor for the past 3,000 years.
A three millennia old ” Lost golden city Egypt ” from the era of 18th dynasty King Amenhotep |||, who ruled ancient Egypt from 1391 to 1353 B, C,, was found in the southern province of Luxor.
The newly discovered city is located on the west bank of the Nile river, close to the Mortuary temple of King Ramses ||.
The city was the largest administrative and industrial settlement during the 18th dynasty when ancient Egypt achieved the peak of it’s power
The latest discovered city has also been identified by archeologists as the most significant discovery.
It will give insight in to the life of the ancient Egyptians and the timeline of the empire.
key findings :-
The discovery is being touted as the second most important unearthing of King Tutankhamun’s tomb almost in 1922.
Archeologists also found two unusual burials of a cow that are under investigation ” to determine the nature and purpose of this practice “.
A burial of a person found with arms outstretched to his side and the remains of a rope wrapped around his knees is also under investigation because of the location and odd positioning of the skeleton.
In the southern area of the city, the mission found a bakery ” Complete with ovens and storage pottery “.
A vessel containing 10 kilograms of boiled Or dried meat and a fish covered in gold were also spotted.