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Tutankhamen's mask, now in the Egyptian Museum, remains a popular symbol of the prehistoric Egypt.Researchers from the Athens Technical University revealed the original surface of what is believed to be the tomb of Jesus Christ at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem in October 2016, unveiling it for the first time in centuries.The tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh was discovered in 1922 by British archeologist Howard Carter (L) and Lord Carnarvon in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt.The discovery received worldwide press coverage, sparking a renewed public interest in ancient Egypt.
More than 300 of these have been unearthed and many have been moved from their original sites for research and some have been placed in museums.
Here's a look at other famous archeological findings around the globe.(Pictured) Egyptian workers at at the site of the new discovery on March 9, 2017. Located near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, the ruins of Pompeii were discovered by Italian architect Domenico Fontana in 1549, but it was excavated only in 1748 by Spanish engineer Rocque Joaquin de Alcubierre.
The ancient Roman city was completely destroyed following Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 A. The artifacts discovered from the site reveal a lot about the city life during the Pax Romana era and skeletal remains of the victims suggest they died of heat and asphyxiation.
Experts believe the 3,000-year old statue to be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's most famous ancient rulers.
It is being hailed as one of the most important discoveries ever by the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry.
The tomb had been encased in marble since at least 1155, possibly longer.(Pictured) The Edicule of the Tomb of Jesus is seen at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem old city on March 5, 2017.