The Bahariya Oasis flourished mostly in the Late and Roman Periods. The tomb is located in Karet es-Salim, near the cenotaph of Sheikh Soby, near the town of El Bawiti, in the Bahariya Oasis. This decorated tomb belongs to the official Djed-Khonsu-Ef-Ankh, who was the most powerful governor of Bahariya during the 26th Dynasty, in the New Kingdom. Inside the tomb, archeologists found a limestone sarcophagus, inside which an alabaster coffin that contained the mummy was discovered.
Valley of the Golden Mummies
The Valley of the Golden Mummies is a Greco-Roman necropolis, located about 6 km from El-Bawiti, the capital of El Bahariya Oasis, in the Western Desert. Discovered by Ashry Shaker in 1996, the valley is considered the most spectacular discovery since the finding of the Tomb of Tutankhamun. Dr Z