A new great discovery about beer is the fortuitous discovery of the tomb of an Egyptian master brewer. The Japanese archeologists from the University of Waseda from Tokyo, which they are working in the town of Luxor in the South Egypt, with chief Mr. Jiro Kondo, in order to find archeological interest items, related of King Amenhotep III of the 18th dynasty, it seemed like they discover a different tomb.
According to the tomb findings and the wall arts that were inside, the tomb dates back to the Pharaohs period and belongs to Khonso Em Heb, who was a brewer. It’s also been said that on the wall arts it was he, the chief “maker of beer for gods of the dead”. Knowing how important it was for the ancient Egyptian the gods and the dead, we may well conclude how great personality was 3,200 years ago that “owner”.
Excavations are ongoing for new discoveries, but already this discovery has made around the world and is considered from the most important in the region according to the Minister Antiquities, Mohammed Ibrahim.
The Amenhotep III ruled in Egypt between 1390-1352 BC and is considered the grandfather of Tutankhamun, according to the scientists who carried out DNA tests on the mummy of the young pharaoh and other mummies were family members.
Source : FOX News
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