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Sun Queen's tomb may be by King Tut's.

THE tomb of Ancient Egypt's boy-king Tutankhamun probably has a hidden chamber - and it could contain the remains of the Sun Queen Nefertiti.

Archaeologist Nicholas Reeves, 59, is to search the Luxor site for the resting place of the queen, who ruled 3,300 years ago.

He said: "It does look from the radar evidence as if the tomb continues."

Egypt's antiquities minister Mamdouh al-Damaty said finding the queen, who worshipped a sun god, "would be the most important discovery of the 21st century".

Nefertiti's beauty was immortalised in a bust now in a Berlin museum. Some experts believe she was Tutankhamun's mother.

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Publication:Sunday Mirror (London, England)
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Date:Nov 29, 2015
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