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Sarcophagi discovered in northwestern Turkey

Workers repairing broken water pipes in Turkey have discovered three sarcophagi dating to the 8th century B.C. The sarcophagi are thought to be an extension of the necropolis (ancient Greek cemetery with elaborate tombs) in the ancient Greek city of Parium, which is only two kilometers away from Kemer. Parium was founded

Children’s cemetery found in Peru

A children's cemetery filled with anthropomorphically shaped sarcophagi has been found in Peru. Peru21 reports that the find was made this past July with the help of a super long zoom camera. In September, researchers were able to reach the site to confirm the find and discovered that the sarcophagi were

Sarcophagus found in Azerbaijan

A sarcophagus containing the bodies of two individuals has been found in Azerbaijan. "An ancient monument dating back to the 4th-10th centuries was found in the Boyuk Dakhna village," head of the Archaeology and Ethnography Institute’s Sheki-Gah-Oguz expedition Nasib Mukhtarov told Trend. The villagers found an unusual stone and immediately informed the

57 Egyptian tombs found at Fayoum

A massive find of 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, dating as far back as 4,500 years, has been found in Fayoum.  Archaeologists have unearthed 57 ancient Egyptian tombs, most of which hold an ornately painted wooden sarcophagus with a mummy inside, Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities said Sunday.The oldest tombs

20 Christian sarcophagi found in Georgia

20 Christian sarcophagi, dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries, have been uncovered in Georgia. Ancient graves were found in the Urbnisi village of the Kareli region during the construction of a highway. About 20 sarcophaguses were discovered dating back to the 4th and 5th centuries. Road department representatives