Posted by Kate Phizackerley on Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Actually rediscovered would be more accurate and it has a twin nearby which so far has not been uncovered again.  Still a big find and the Mortuary Temple of Amenhotep is becoming increasingly interesting.

Http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/10799/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Statue-of-King-Tutankhamuns-great-grandfather-disc.aspx

The press release adds:

Archaeologist, Abdel Ghaffar Wagdi, the supervisor of the excavation, stated that the new mission has also discovered two other statues, one depicting the god Thoth as a baboon and one of the lion-headed goddess, Sekhmet. The Sekhmet statue is formed of black granite,
There seems to be little to no independent reporting of this story and all coverage is the same short press release.

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