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Luxor Tomb Kampp T -157- Excaveted - Cachette from 21st Dyn.

 
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 12:59 pm    Post subject: Luxor Tomb Kampp T -157- Excaveted - Cachette from 21st Dyn. Reply with quote

Friederike Kampp described in her publication Die Thabanische Nekropole (1996) on page 708 an inaccessible tomb from the 18th Dynasty, with an "annex-tomb" from later time, in Dra Abu El-Naga, on the Westbank of Luxor:



An Egyptian team is working in the tomb and announced first results and findings:

" Exclusive : Big Discovery of a New Tomb in Luxor " (Luxor Times, 18.04.2017)

" Pharaonic Cemetery With Dozens of Coffins, Gold-Colored Masks Discovered in Luxor " (Egypt Independent, 18.04.2017)

" Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth Tomb of 18th Dynasty Magistrate in West Luxor " (Ahram Online, 18.04.2017)



The Press Release from the Ministry:
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Tomb of Userhat, Draa Abul Nagaa, West Bank, Luxor. The Egyptian archaeological mission working in Draa Abul Nagaa necropolis on Luxor’s west bank unearthed the funerary collection of a New Kingdom tomb of Userhat, the city jury.

Tomb Description: It represents a typical example of a nobleman tomb. It is a T-shaped tomb consists of an open court leading into a rectangular hall, a corridor and an inner chamber. After removing almost 450 metres of debris out of the open court, appeared the entrance of the tomb as well as two other entrances leading to two joint tombs.Excavation works are at its full swings to reveal the secrets of these two tombs.

Inside the rectangular hall, a well-preserved wooden coffin, decorated with coloured scenes, was unearthed and a nine metres deep shaft was uncovered. Inside the shaft, the mission has located two rooms; one on the eastern side where a collection of ushabti figurines, wooden masks and a handle of a sarcophagus lid was unearthed. The second one is located on the western side but did not completely excavated yet.

The corridor of the tomb leads into an inner chamber where a cachette of sarcophagi is found. It houses a collection of sarcophagi from the 21st Dynasty with mummies wrapped in linen.

A collection of ushabti figurines carved in faience, terracotta and wood was also unearthed as well as another collection of clay pots of different shapes and sizes.

Team Work: Dr. MostafaWaziri, Head of Archaeological mission Mohamed Khalil Head of the Antiquities Inspectors Mohamed Daabish and Ahmed Al-Tayeb, Antiquities Inspectors Ahmed Baghdady and Ramadan Salem, Restorers.

Fotos atteched : New Discovery at Luxor - Tomb of Userhat, Draa Abul Nagaa, West Bank, Luxor.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Update : " Egyptian Archaeologists Unearth Tomb of 18th Dynasty Magistrate in West Luxor " (Ahram Online). Some extra pictures : Kampp, T -157- , Tomb of Userhat.

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" 10 Coffins, 8 Mummies, 1,000 Ushabtis Found in Luxor Tomb " (The History Blog, 18.04.2017)

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:27 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Exciting news. Following further developments closely.
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" Exclusive photos : Recently discovered antiquities exhibited for the first time at Luxor museum " (Luxor Times, 17.05.2017)
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Instead of storing the recently discovered antiquities as it would usually happen, the ministry of antiquities decided to temporary exhibit a collection of the antiquities discovered in Userhat tomb at Luxor museum. ...

... The exhibition features a large number of objects were discovered in the tomb of Userhat [Kampp -157-] including ushabtis figures, pottery, wooden masks and papyri. ...

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