The first one is painted on the wall of a 12th Dynasty tomb of Khnoum Hetep II in Beni Hassan in Minya Governorate and the second is found in an Old Kingdom tomb of Ka-Iber in Saqqara but it displays a dancing monkey in front of an instrumentalist not an orchestra.
Others were found in a 12th Dynasty tomb of Khnumhotep II in Beni Hassan in Minya governorate, and another was also found of a group of monkeys dancing in front of a guitarist in the Old Kingdom tomb of Ka-Iber in Saqqara.
He added that a private laboratory for the analysis of pesticide residues was set up in the region, in addition to eight organic oil mills which started service in Jammal, Moknine, Zarmeddine, Beni Hassan, Ksibet Mediouni and Benbla with a total processing capacity of 640 tons per day, specifying that six other oil mills are under development.
Drawings in the famous tombs at Beni Hassan, near the Nile in the Upper Egyptian Governorate of Minya, show players holding bats made of long palm-tree branches, with a bent end similar to that of the modern-day hockey bat.
The Center for the Documentation and Study of Ancient Egypt has published a number of scientific books on ancient Egyptian sites, including a book on Nubian temples and one on the Beni Hassan Cemetery located in Minya.