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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands” – below is their description.
A lost ancient city has been discovered in Egypt – the largest ever found in Egypt, according to the team that discovered it.
Famed Egyptologist Zahi Hawass announced the discovery of the “lost golden city” on April 8, saying the site was uncovered while searching for the mortuary temple of King Tutankhamun near Luxor, home of the legendary Valley of the Kings.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Chappelle reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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In This Story: Egypt
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.
The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.