A picture taken on May 13, 2017, shows mummies lying in catacombs following their discovery in the Touna el-Gabal district of the Minya province, in central Egypt.
Egyptian archaeologists have discovered 17 mummies in the desert catacombs, an "unprecedented" find for the area south of Cairo, the antiquities ministry announced. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI        (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)