Golden Jewelry Found in Ancient Egyptian Tomb of Gahouti

Posted on March 15, 2009

Archaeologists have found ancient golden jewelry in the tomb of Gahouti, who was believed to be a state treasurer serving under Queen Hatshepsut. The 3,500-year-old jewelry includes five golden earrings and two gold rings.

The walls of the ancient Egyptian treasurer's burial chamber were said to be decorated with texts from the Egyptian Book of the Dead. Archaeologists made the discovery in Luxor, along the banks of the Nile River.

The ancient gold jewelry is amazing looking. You can view a photograph on NBC News.

The ancient tomb had been looted limited the number of treasures it likely once contained.

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