The 3,000 year old Lost City of Gold was discovered in Egypt

Παρασκευή, 09 Απριλίου 2021 01:41

#NewzTech20 #Egypt #Luxor #discovery #Louxor #archaeology The 3,000 year old Lost City of Gold was discovered in Egypt A 3,000-year-old "lost city of gold" was found south of the city of Luxor, a discovery that is perhaps the most significant discovery in Egypt since the tomb of the boy King Tutankhamun, the archaeological mission said in a statement Thursday. The lost city, known as Aten, is believed to have been founded by King Amenhotep III, the ninth king of ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty, who ruled the country from 1391 to 1352 BC. said the mission statement. It was considered the largest administrative and industrial settlement at that time on the west coast of Luxor. "The discovery of this lost city is the second most important archaeological discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb," said Betsy Brian, professor of Egyptology at Johns Hopkins University, in a statement. seldom see us in the life of the ancient Egyptians ”at the time of the richest empire. The Lost City is the latest in a series of archaeological discoveries made across the country in recent months that provide a new understanding of the dynasty that ruled ancient Egypt. The Egyptian government hopes such insights will fuel the country's vital tourism industry, which has been crippled in recent years by the coronavirus pandemic, Islamic attacks and political instability.   Archaeologists began excavating the area between the temples of King Ramses III in September. And Amenhotep III. The mission's original aim was to find the morgue of King Tutankhamun's temple, the statement said. "Within a few weeks, to the great surprise of the team, mud brick formations appeared in all directions," the statement said. "What they found was a large city location in good condition with almost full walls and a room full of everyday utensils."   "The archaeological layer [remains] untouched for thousands of years and abandoned by&