25.05.2011 21.Ijar, 5771 Tag 36 des Omer
Archeologie – Ägypten:
Newly opened tombs, excavated by Dutch team, include King Tutankhamen's treasurer, general, and butler.
Egypt's antiquities ministry on Monday opened seven New Kingdom tombs that were previously unavailable to the public. The tombs include the final resting place of King Tutankhamen's treasurer as well as a general, Horemheb, who would later become king.
Antiquities Minister Zahi Hawass announced the opening of the South Saqqara tombs on his website on May 22. The tombs are located about 30 kilometers south of Cairo and near Djoser's Step Pyramid. The seven tombs are from New Kingdom, a period that lasted from the 16th century to 11th century B.C….