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Graeco-Roman Necropolis Discovered in Alexandria

 
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 3:00 am    Post subject: Graeco-Roman Necropolis Discovered in Alexandria Reply with quote

"Graeco-Roman Necropolis Discovered in Alexandria" (Ahram-Online - Nevine El-Aref, 20.01.2015)
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"A Graeco-Roman necropolis was uncovered during illegal excavations in Alexandria

Illegal excavations carried out by tombs raiders underneath a residential house in Alexandria have uncovered a Graeco-Roman necropolis.

Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh Eldamaty told Ahram Online that the necropolis, in the Gebel Mahran area, includes a collection of tombs called Likoli, which have holes engraved in a rock-hewn wall.

The tomb raiders unearthed a collection of artefacts including 20 clay lamps, 18 glass bottles and a large number of clay pots. ..."

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