3,000-Year-Old 'Lost Golden City' Unearthed In Egypt

It is believed to be the largest administrative and industrial settlement in that era

Discovered remains of Aten. || Photo: Collected

Discovered remains of Aten. || Photo: Collected

A 3,000-year-old "lost golden city" has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, a discovery that could be the most significant find in Egypt since the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamen, the archaeological mission said on Thursday in a statement.

The lost city, known as Aten, is believed to have been founded by King Amenhotep III, the ninth king of ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty who ruled the country from 1391 to 1353 B.C., the mission's statement said. 

It is believed to be the largest administrative and industrial settlement in that era, nestled on the western bank of Luxor, reports The Washington Post. 

A 3,000-year-old "lost golden city" has been unearthed in the southern city of Luxor, a discovery that could be the most significant find in Egypt since the tomb of the boy king Tutankhamen, the archaeological mission said on Thursday in a statement.

The lost city, known as Aten, is believed to have been founded by King Amenhotep III, the ninth king of ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty who ruled the country from 1391 to 1353 B.C., the mission's statement said. 

It is believed to be the largest administrative and industrial settlement in that era, nestled on the western bank of Luxor, reports The Washington Post. 

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