Ptolemaic-era tombs unearthed in Egypt

Published on September 20th, 2017 | by admin

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Three rock-cut tombs dating back to the Ptolemaic era have been found in Upper Egypt.

Ashmawy describes the discovery as “very important” because it reveals more secrets from the El-Kamil El-Sahrawi archaeological site.
During previous excavation work, the mission uncovered about 20 tombs built in the catacomb architectural style, which was widespread during the 27th Dynasty and the Graeco-Roman era.

Ali El-Bakry, head of the excavation mission,told Ahram Online that the three newly discovered tombs have a different architectural design from the previous ones.

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Story: Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online | Photo: Nevine El-Aref, Ahram Online

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