Mohamed Mujahid, head of the Egyptian mission which discovered the tomb of the ancient Egyptian nobleman “Khewi”, takes a selfie. The tomb at the Saqqara necropolis dates back to the 5th dynasty (2494-2345 BC). Photo: AFP

Stunning pictures show inside of 4,000-year-old ancient Egyptian tomb

  • The tomb, near Saqqara, a vast necropolis south of Cairo, belonged to a senior official named Khuwy
  • He is believed to have been a nobleman during the Fifth Dynasty, which ruled over Egypt about 4,300 years ago
Topic |   Archaeology

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Mohamed Mujahid, head of the Egyptian mission which discovered the tomb of the ancient Egyptian nobleman “Khewi”, takes a selfie. The tomb at the Saqqara necropolis dates back to the 5th dynasty (2494-2345 BC). Photo: AFP
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Mummified mice and falcons are displayed at a newly discovered burial site, the Tomb of Tutu, in Sohag, Egypt, on Friday. Photo: Reuters

Mummified menagerie: dozens of mice, cats and falcons found in 2,000-year-old Egyptian Tomb of Tutu

  • A single human mummy was found along with more than 50 mummified animals
Topic |   Egypt

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Mummified mice and falcons are displayed at a newly discovered burial site, the Tomb of Tutu, in Sohag, Egypt, on Friday. Photo: Reuters
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