Symbolic 'tomb' of the ancient god Osiris found in Egypt

January 5, 2015 3:52 PM

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Cairo: A symbolic 3200 year-old "tomb" of the Egyptian god Osiris has been discovered by a Spanish-Italian archaeological team excavating in Luxor's west bank, according to Egypt's Antiquities Ministry.

The tomb was discovered in the Valley of the Nobles; a necropolis comprising more than 15 excavated tombs of ancient Egyptian high officials and dignitaries, director of the Upper Egypt Antiquities Department Abdel-Hakim Karar told The Cairo Post on Friday.

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