Egyptian archaeologists discover 3,000-year-old tomb of goldsmith

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Egypt, Sep 11 (ANI): Egyptian archaeologists have discovered a tomb of a prominent goldsmith who lived more than 3,000 years ago near the Nile city of Luxor. Egypt Minister of Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani said the tomb dated back to Egypt's 18th dynasty New Kingdom era - around 15th century B.C. The site includes a courtyard and niche with a statue of the goldsmith Amenemhat and his wife and one of his sons, the ministry said in a statement. Egypt's ancient relics are a draw for tourists and authorities hope new finds can also help attract more visitors.

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