23 June 2007

Archaeologists discover 3,000yo Egyptian mummy

Archaeologists have discovered the 3,000-year-old mummy of a high priest to the god Amun in Egypt, antiquities supremo Dr Zahi Hawass has told the official MENA news agency.

The 18th Dynasty mummy of Sennefer was unearthed in a tomb in the Valley of the Kings in the southern city of Luxor - one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, by a team from Britain's Cambridge University.

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