Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Tourists look at painted ancient coffins at Al-Asasif necropolis, unveiled by Egyptian antiquities officials in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. Egypt on Saturday unveiled the details of 30 ancient wooden coffins with mummies inside discovered in the southern city of Luxor in the biggest find of its kind in more than a century. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Archaeologists remove the cover of an ancient painted coffin discovered at al-Asasif Necropolis in the Vally of Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. A team of Egyptian archaeologists discovered a "distinctive group of 30 coloured wooden coffins for men, women and children" in a cache at Al-Asasif cemetery on Luxor's west bank. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Archaeologists remove the cover of an ancient painted coffin discovered at Al-Asasif Necropolis in the Vally of Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. The intricately carved and painted coffins, three thousand years old, were closed with mummies inside and were in "a good condition of preservation, colours and complete inscriptions," the statement added. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A mummy is seen inside a painted coffin discovered at Al-Asasif Necropolis in the Vally of Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. The coffins will undergo restoration before being moved to a showroom at the Grand Egyptian Museum, due to open next year next to the Giza pyramids, the ministry said. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

A mummy is seen inside a painted coffin discovered at Al-Asasif Necropolis in the Vally of Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. Earlier this month, Egypt unveiled two archaeological discoveries in Luxor including an industrial zone at the city's West Valley, also known as the Valley of the Monkeys. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

Archaeologists stand around painted ancient coffins at Al-Asasif necropolis, unveiled by Egyptian antiquities officials in the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt October 19, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany