THE ART NEWSPAPER | Garry Shaw:
In a crowded press conference in Cairo on Thursday, Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities announced the discovery of what are probably two chambers behind the walls of King Tutankhamun’s tomb in Luxor. Although officials were unable to give any specific details of what lies hidden beyond, radar scans have revealed the possible presence of door lintels and of metallic and organic items, which increases the likelihood of preserved grave goods. Mamdouh Eldamaty, Egypt’s head of antiquities, said in a press release that this could be the “discovery of the century”… Read more
Image: What lies beyond the boy pharaoh’s burial chamber?