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Egyptian officials have opened an ancient tomb to the public for the first time, after restoring the site.

Egypt's Antiquities Minister said the tomb belonged to the Sixth Dynasty. It's around 43 hundred years old.  The tomb is believed to be that of a senior royal official identified as "Mehu."

The tomb has a long narrow corridor with six chambers, and also contains burial chambers for Mehu's son and grandson.  Ancient paintings decorate the walls, including one that depicts a marriage between two crocodiles.

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