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In the fall of 2018, an Egyptian-Italian archaeological mission working at the Aga Khan Mausoleum area, on Aswan West Bank, discovered a rock-cut tomb for a person named Tjt, which dated to the Late Graeco-Roman Period. Inside the tomb were found parts of a painted wooden coffin, and fragments of another presenting a complete text including the name of the owner.

They found,
Aswanmummies
among the many within the tomb, two mummies superimposed, one atop the other, wh researchers are speculating to have been a mother and her child. They were still covered by painted cartonnage.

Unusual was also the discovery of an intact stretcher made with palm wood and linen strips, used by the those who deposited the mummies in the tomb. At the entrance of the room, vessels containing bitumen for mummification, white cartonnage ready to be painted and a lamp were also discovered.

External Links

http://luxortimes.com/2019/04/italian-archaeologists-discover-graeco-roman-rock-cut-tomb-in-aswan/

https://www.foxnews.com/science/mummies-discovered-mother-child

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