Gap Fill - Mummies - Level 2


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Archaeologists have found a with three mummies inside it. The tomb is over 3,500 years . The mummies are a woman and her two , who were in their 20s and 30s. Archaeologists say the tomb belonged to a goldsmith called Amenemhat. The woman may be his . There was a of the goldsmith, sitting beside the woman. The tomb is near the of Luxor on the River Nile. Luxor is 700km of Egypt's capital Cairo. Archaeologists say the was about 50 when she died. The woman died because of a bone . All three bodies were in very good condition.

The site that contains Amenemhat's tomb had a courtyard and burial shafts. A of Egyptian archaeologists found it. The team spent six years digging on the . Archaeologist Dr Yousef Khalifa told Arab News: "Luxor has one-third of the world's ancient and visitors will enjoy exploring the newly found ancient Egyptian ." Dr Khalifa thinks the new mummies will help Egypt's tourism . He said many will come to see them. Egypt's of antiquities, Dr Khaled al-Anani, hopes archaeologists will find more mummies in the .

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