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Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered a 4,400-year-old tomb near the country's famed pyramids at the Giza plateau just outside Cairo, the Antiquities Ministry said at the weekend. The tomb was found in a wider area of Giza's western necropolis, which is known to be home to tombs from the Old Kingdom.Waziri believes Hetpet had another tomb in Giza's western necropolis and said that excavation work is underway to find that one too.The area of the latest discovery is close to an archaeological museum under construction that will house some of Egypt's most unique and precious artifacts, including many belonging to the famed boy King Tutankhamen.Throughout 2017, Egypt's Antiquities Ministry made a string of discoveries across Egypt – including some in the southern city Luxor, known for its spectacular temples and tombs spanning different dynasties of Egypt's ancient history.
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