Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Two new sarchophagi

"Two ancient Egyptian sarcophagi dating back 3 000 years were discovered by highway workers south of Cairo, it was reported in Egypt on Monday.According to the Al-Ahram daily, workers along the southern Tora-Kotsika highway uncovered part of an ancient tomb while investigating a vehicle malfunction.The historic finds, including the two sarcophagi, are still being examined and analysed by specialists from the Supreme Council of Antiquities."

Also reported on the Egypt State Information Service, with a rather blurred photo:

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