Illegal excavation leads to discovery of Egyptian tombs
Published on December 27th, 2013 | by Admin0
The tomb is 6.5 meters high and 2.5 meters long. It is built of mud brick and has a vaulted ceiling and a burial shaft. One of the tomb’s walls is decorated with coloured paintings depicting Mina in front of the goddess Isis.
The second tomb, according to Ibrahim, is built of limestone but still not yet identified. It contains a collection of Ptolemaic clay pots and pans.
Story: Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online | Photo: Ahram Online