Sarcophagi, Jewelry, and Figurines Discovered in Ancient Egyptian Tombs
February 26, 2018 - Eight ancient Egyptian burial tombs were discovered near the city of Minya, about 150 miles south of Cairo. The tombs are more than 2,000 years old, and contain 40 sarcophagi, jewelry, and roughly 1,000 figurines. Some burial shafts date back to around 300BC, in the late Pharaonic to early Ptolomaic eras. Full excavation of the tomb is expected to take years.
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