Human Mummy
Biographical Information
Name(s) Pouyou aka Pouya
Sex f
Status high
Culture Egyptian
Date(s) 1550-1295 B.C.
Site Tomb TT33
Current Location
Location Cairo
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In November 2018, in one of the largest tombs ever found in Luxor, Egypt, archaeologists discovered a sarcophagus holding the mummy of a woman named Pouyou who lived during the 18th dynasty. Tomb TT33 is being excavated by a French team led by Frédéric Colin, from the University of Strasbourg.

Pouyou (also spelled Pouya)lived sometime between 1550-1295 B.C. the team discovered several mummies in the tomb, outside of a sarcophagus. They may be from the same family but it is not clear if they lived at the same time as or were related to Pouyou.

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