New Discovery in Aswan

Dr Mostafa Wazeery Secretary General of Subreme Counceil of Antequities announced that the Swedish-Egyptian mission working at Gebal el-Silsila area succeed to uncover 4 intact burials for children, while the Austrian mission at the archaeological hill in Kom Ombo town uncovered part of a First Intermediate Period cemetery and the Egyptian-Swiss mission in Aswan has discovered an incomplete statue dating back to the Greco-Roman era.
Dr.Ayman Ashmawy, Head of the Ancient Egyptian Antiquities Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities explains that the 4 burials discovered in Gebel el-Silsila are dating back to the 18th dynasty and it consists of a rock-hewn burial for a child between two and three years old and his mummy still retains its linen wrapping and is surrounded by some organic material from the remains of a wooden coffin.
The Secound burial is for a child aged between six and nine years old founded inside a wooden coffin, while the third burial is of a child between the ages of five and eight years both of which contain many funerary furniture, including amulets and a set of pottery. The fourth burial is for a child between the ages of five and eight years too, and it is not clear exactly the cause of his death.