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Egypt unveils latest archaeological finds

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Sat, 2020-11-14 15:06

SAQQARA, Egypt: Egypt has announced the discovery of an ancient treasure trove of more than 100 intact sarcophagi, dating back more than 2,500 years ago, the largest such find this year.
The sealed wooden coffins, unveiled on site amid much fanfare, belonged to top officials of the Late Period and the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt.
They were found in three burial shafts at depths of 12 meters in the sweeping Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo.

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