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In pictures: Pharaonic tomb

Shaft towards entrance of the tomb

Experts have been stunned by the discovery of an intact, ancient tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings.

Entrance to the tomb

It is the first tomb to be found since King Tutankhamun's in 1922.

View inside the tomb

Inside, unopened wooden sarcophagi and five undisturbed mummies were found.

View inside the tomb

The tomb, thought to date from the 18th Pharaonic Dynasty between 1539BC and 1292BC, is filled with large storage jars.

Journalists outside the entrance to the tomb

Excitement at the finding, made by archaeologists working on a nearby site, has attracted interest from around the world.



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