Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Photo of work underway on recently discovered sarcophagus

"An Egyptian archaeologist works on a Sarcophagus, which dates back to a Pharaonic new Kingdom, and was recently found near the famous Step Pyramid in Saqqara by Japanese team of Waseda University Mission, in Cairo 21 February 2007. A Japanese archeological team has discovered three painted wooden coffins in Egypt, including two from the little-known Middle Kingdom period dating back more than 4,000 years."
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