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Weird News Ancient Egyptian 'industrial zone' uncovered in Luxor's 'Valley of the Monkeys'

12:45  13 october  2019
12:45  13 october  2019 Source:   foxnews.com

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New archaeological discoveries were made in Luxor , including an " industrial zone ," according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities. One finding was in the West Valley , also referred to as the Valley of the Monkeys , reports Ahram Online, and the other was in the East Valley , which is home to the

The excavation site in the Valley of the Monkeys . The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has announced new archaeological discoveries in Luxor , highlighted by a remarkable “ industrial zone ” in which workers manufactured items for royal tombs.

New archaeological discoveries have been made in Luxor, Egypt, -including an "industrial zone," according to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities.

Archaeologists found 30 workshops in an area "composed of houses for storage and the cleaning of the funery furniture with many potteries dated to Dynasty 18," reports Reuters.

One finding was in the West Valley, also referred to as the Valley of the Monkeys, reports Ahram Online, and the other was in the East Valley, which is home to the country's famous pharaonic tombs.

Well-known Egyptologist Zahi Hawass told Ahram Online that the area contains an oven used for clay products, a water storage tank used by thirsty workers, and hundreds of inlay beads and golden objects that were used to decorate royal coffins.

The excavation is reportedly looking for overlooked tombs, and for those of the wives and sons of the kings of the eighteenth dynasty buried in the Valley of the Kings.

Egypt reveals details of 30 ancient coffins found in Luxor .
LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities authorities on Saturday revealed the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins that were recently discovered in the southern city of Luxor. LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's antiquities authorities on Saturday revealed the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins that were recently discovered in the southern city of Luxor.

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