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Chief beer-maker’s tomb unearthed in Luxor


The tomb of a New Kingdom brewer for the temple of the goddess Mut, has been found on Luxor’s west bank.

The tomb of Khonso-Im-Heb is T-shaped with two halls and a burial chamber. It is also connected to an unfinished tomb of an as-yet unidentified person called Houn.

Jiro Kondo, head of the Japanese mission, said that the tomb is well preserved and is fully painted with scenes depicting the tomb’s owner with his family members and in front of different ancient Egyptian deities.

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Story: Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online | Photo: Ahram Online

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