Monday, May 23, 2011

Newly Restored Tombs Open

Seven newly restored tombs in the new kingdom cemetery at Saqqara are now open for tourists to visit including those of Tutankhamun's treasurer Maya and Horemheb who later became king himself. Other tombs open include the tomb of Meryneith who was a temple steward under during the reign of the heretic king Akhenaten.

Also open is the tomb of the royal butler Ptahemwia's who served under both Akhenaten and Tutankhamun.

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