Zahi Hawass to an Italian delegation: I am looking for the tombs of Nefertiti in Luxor and Imhotep in Saqqara

egypt Mon, Mar. 20, 2023
The Egyptian archaeologist, Dr. Zahi Hawass, met a high-ranking Italian delegation, including professors from universities and many intellectuals, in front of the Great Sphinx in Giza. Hawass told the delegation that the Sphinx is a deaf rock, and that the statue of the Sphinx belongs to King Khafra, the founder of the second pyramid, and explained to him how to build the pyramids, and discover the tombs of the workers who built the pyramid, indicating that those allegations that say that there is a lost city under the Sphinx do not It has nothing to do with reality, and it has no scientific evidence whatsoever.

Hawass added that the most important discovery in the 21st century was the discovery of the Wadi Al-Jarf papyrus, which we talked about many secrets in building the pyramid of Khufu, and he talked about the details of the results of the work of the "ScanPyramids" project, where a gammonic corridor was revealed in the northern face of the pyramid of King Khufu the Great. It is 9 meters long and about 2.10 meters wide, indicating that he excavated in the Valley of the Kings seven years ago in search of the tomb of Queen Nefertiti, for the sake of her mummy through DNA.

He added that we are now searching for the pyramid of King Huni and the tomb of Imhotep in Saqqara, explaining that the mission has already begun work in the region, and is also looking for Queen Nefertiti in Luxor, and we are also working now in the tomb of King Ramses II.

Hawass talked about the discovery of the lost golden city in Luxor, which dates back to the reign of King Amenhotep III, and continued to be used by Tutankhamun, that is, 3000 years ago. Kamon, that is, 3000 years ago.