Just months after archaeologists gleefully clamored over the first tomb to be found in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since 1922, there may be another.
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Another Tomb in the Valley of the Kings?
Another Tomb in the Valley of the Kings?
Another Tomb in the Valley of the Kings?

Just months after archaeologists gleefully clamored over the first tomb to be found in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since 1922, there may be another. Located just meters from the last tomb - KV-63 excavated earlier this year - Nicholas Reeves of the Amarna Royal Tombs Project, working under the Valley of the Kings Foundation, claims the group has detected what he believes will turn out to be another tomb, and possibly a royal one at that.

Just months after archaeologists gleefully clamored over the first tomb to be found in Egypt's Valley of the Kings since 1922, there may be another. Located just meters from the last tomb - KV-63 excavated earlier this year - Nicholas Reeves of the Amarna Royal Tombs Project, working under the Valley of the Kings Foundation, claims the group has detected what he believes will turn out to be another tomb, and possibly a royal one at that.

"This new discovery is important on several levels," he said in an e-mail. "First of all, for what it might turn out to be - perhaps the burial place of Akhenaten's missing women and not, impossibly, Nefertiti herself, the most beautiful woman of the ancient world.

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