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Egypt Announces Discovery of 3,500-Year-Old Tomb

Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed a pharaonic tomb belonging to a royal goldsmith who lived more than 3,500 years ago. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany said Saturday that the tomb contains artifacts dating back to the 16th to 11th centuries BC. Several mummies, funerary statues, and masks were also uncovered in the tomb, which the ministry said is located in the Draa Abul Naga necropolis on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor.