According to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, archaeologists are starting radar scans of the tomb of the famous pharaoh Tutankhamun in the southern city of Luxor.
The ministry said Thursday that the scans will be done over a week to check for hidden chambers behind the grave.
Egypt performed previous scans as part of the search, but the results were inconclusive.
The tomb of King Tut, who ruled Egypt more than 3,000 years ago, was discovered in 1922 in the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of the Nile in Luxor.
For many, Tut embodies the glory of ancient Egypt, because his tomb was packed with the glittering wealth of the wealthy 18th dynasty from 1569 to 1315 BC. Chr