Queen Nefertiti of ancient Egypt was one of the most beautiful women in history, at least if you go by the famous bust on display in a Berlin museum. Now, an archaeologist believes he has found her tomb more than three thousand years after she died.
The tomb of a royal goldsmith who died in Luxor thousands of years ago has been discovered, according to Egyptian authorities. It is the latest in a series of announcements meant to boost the troubled tourist industry.
German expert Christian Eckmann is leading the restoration of King Tut's famous mask, which was damaged by a botched repair job. DW met him in Cairo to find out what's hiding behind that clumsy layer of glue.
Several former employees of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo will face a disciplinary hearing over a botched restoration of one of the institution's most prized relics.
Experts say they're "90 percent" sure they've uncovered a chamber in King Tut's tomb containing the final resting place of Nefertiti. If true, archaeologists say it would be one of the biggest discoveries of the century.
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