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.