Tomb of Tutankhamun’s wet nurse is opened for the first time since it was discovered in 1996… as Egypt launch a PR offensive in a bid to woo tourists back.
The tomb of Tutankhamun’s wet nurse has been opened to visitors for the first time, following its discovery almost 20 years ago.
The burial site, which was discovered in 1996, contained the body of the wet nurse Maia surrounded by inscriptions and images painted on the walls.
It comes just weeks after the downing of Russian Metrojet Flight 9268 as it travelled from the Egyptian resort of Sharm el-Sheikh to Saint Petersburg on October 31, killing 224 people on board.
Tourism in the country faced a worrying downward trend following the crash, with holidaymakers choosing to avoid nations threatened by terrorist groups…
Auteur : Imogen Calderwood For Mailonline
Tiré du site web : Daily Mail
Date : 20-12-2015
Photo : AFP/Getty Images
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