Egypts Minister of Tourism
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.