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18th Dynasty tomb unearthed in Luxor

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A tomb belonging to a government official who served during Egypt’s 18th Dynasty has been found on Luxor’s west bank.

Egypt’s antiquities minister Mohamed Ibrahim told Ahram Online that the tomb was accidentally found by the excavation team via a hole in the wall of tomb number TT109, in the Sheikh Abdel-Gournah area.

Paintings on the tomb’s walls show Maayi in different positions with family members, offering details on his daily life and family relations.

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

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