Mastaba tomb found in Egypt

Published on February 21st, 2014 | by Sevaan Franks

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A mud-brick mastaba tomb has been found at the site of Tel Tabla in Egypt.

A collection of 180 ancient Egyptian ushabti figurines and a limestone sarcophagus have been found in a mastaba tomb in Egypt’s Dakahliya.

During routine excavation work at Tel Tabla archaeological site in the Delta city of Dakahliya, an Egyptian archaeological mission discovered a mud brick mastaba tomb from the Late Ancient Egyptian period. The tomb consists of a number of burial shafts.

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Story: Nevin El-Aref, Ahram Online | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

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