Horemheb's tomb KV 57 was renovated

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Horemheb was the last pharaoh of the 18th dynasty and his reign lasted for 30 years. Horemheb was buried in the Valley of the Kings, where he let built a tomb presently known as KV 57. The tomb of the Pharaoh Horemheb was not accessible for the public, but it will be reopened on 4th November 2015, said Mamdouh al-Damaty, the Antiquities Minister.

Horemheb's tomb KV 57 (the number indicates the order of discovery) was renovated and will be opened for visitors in all glory. The Minister revealed that the re-inauguration coincides with celebrations of Luxor National Day, which marks the unearthing of the tomb of Tutankhamun.

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damat restored pharaoh Horemheb's tomb KV 57; Photo: Al-Masry Al-Youm

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh al-Damat restored pharaoh Horemheb's tomb KV 57; Photo: Al-Masry Al-Youm

Source: Egypt Independet

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