1-888-834-1448

Egypt: Press Release - Pharaonic tomb in Sohag


Press Release
Egypts Minister of Tourism
Egypt Update

March 20, 1998

Discovery of a Pharaonic tomb in Sohag


A Pharaonic tomb dating back to the old kingdom (2613 BC - 2181 BC) was discovered by an Egyptian Archaeological Mission in Sohag - south of Egypt.

The Pharaonic tomb belonged to a governor called Ithy and his family and the mummies found in the tomb were intact.

Who are we?

Tour Egypt aims to offer the ultimate Egyptian adventure and intimate knowledge about the country. We offer this unique experience in two ways, the first one is by organizing a tour and coming to Egypt for a visit, whether alone or in a group, and living it firsthand. The second way to experience Egypt is from the comfort of your own home: online.