the tomb of the priest, “Wahtye", dates back to the Fifth Dynasty of the pharaohs (between 2.500 and 2.300 Bc). It is, according to minister Khaled el-Enany "extremely well preserved". On the walls are scenes shown of the priest and his family, and there are 18 niches 24 colored statues.Read also Archaeologists find mummified cats and dung beetles in tombs
Egypt has for the past few months, a series of ancient discoveries announced, in the hope of tourism to be able to ignore. The tourism industry, vital to the Egyptian economy, has hits received since the uprising in 2011 against dictator Hosni Mubarak.