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Egyptian Tombs Reopened

The Egyptian authorities have opened to the public six ancient tombs dating from the Tutankhamun era, following extensive restoration.  The tombs, which are more than 3,000 years old, are located at Saqqare, which is south of Cairo.  One was built as the final resting place of Maya, the treasurer of Tutankhamun, while another held the commander in chief of his army, Horemheb.  Some of these tombs were first discovered in 1843 but were not fully excavated until an Anglo-Dutch mission began digging there in 1975.

The openings coincide with the news that 17 lost pyramids are among more than 1,000 unexcavated tombs discovered following satellite surveys of Egypt.
Since Egypt’s revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak, tourism has faltered in Egypt, and their tourism minister has forecasted a 25 percent drop in tourist revenue for 2011.  However with the news that 17 lost pyramids have been identified, hopefully this will start to boost the Egyptian tourist industry for many years to come.
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