Recently discovered tomb of official dating back more than 2,000 years contains dozens of animals and two mummies

Dozens of mummified mice were among the animals found in an ancient Egyptian tomb that was unveiled on Friday.

The well-preserved and finely painted tomb near the Egyptian town of Sohag – a desert area near the Nile about 390km (242 miles) south of Cairo – is thought to be from the early Ptolemaic period, dating back more than 2,000 years.

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