3,000-year-old mummy of Servant of the King’s House found in tomb

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Cairo: The Archaeologists in Egypt have found a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy in “very good condition” that was kept inside a brightly coloured wooden in a coffin at a tomb.




The Egyptian mummy had been found with linen stuck together with plaster near Luxor.

According to the head of the ancient Egyptian antiquities department of ministry, Mahmoud Afifi said, “The tomb was uncovered at the southern enclosure wall of the Temple of Millions of Years.”




He said that the mummy is believed to be the body of a man named Amenrenef, who held the title of “Servant of the King’s House.”

Amenrenef’s tomb likely dates from the Third Intermediate period around 1,000 BC, probably to the 21st Dynasty.’

Another head of the Spanish archaeological team, Myriam Seco Alvarez, the 3,000-year-old mummy case features “many colourful decorations recalling religious symbols of ancient Egypt.”