Egypt is an old, old country. Many things are buried in its sand.
Workers dug deep. They found mud bricks, city walls, and rooms with ovens. Writing said it was “the dazzling city of Aten.” No one knew it was there!
Read More: “This is really a large city that was lost,” says Zahi Hawass. He is an archaeologist [ark-ee-all-oh-jist] who has worked to protect the ancient places in Egypt. Another professor says that “it clearly represents a new part of an enormous royal city.” King Tut might have used the city for his home. The people of Egypt need tourists to visit their country. Visitors help its economy. Do you remember how Joseph came to be in Egypt? That story is in Genesis 37.