Category Archives: Tombs

Decrypt

Egypt, Dec 2005: Inspecting some ancient tombs on the westbank of the Nile- across from Aswan. They were completely off the tourist trail and not mentioned in any guidebooks. We eventually found a man who had keys to them and he let us in for a look- after a certain amount of “baksheesh” was paid. One tomb was for the overseer of Kom from approx 191bc- another dated way back, at least 4000 years…

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