Posted by on April 24, 2019 11:33 am
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Artefacts including statues and masks were also in tomb dating from Greco-Roman period

A team of archaeologists led by an Italian professor have discovered the mummified remains of dozens of ancient Egyptians in a tomb in the southern Egyptian city of Aswan.

The tomb dates back to the Greco-Roman period, between 332 BC and 395 AD, and contains the remains of 35 men, women and children. Archaeologists discovered a small room with four mummies before finding 31 others in a room with items used in the funerary trade, including vases containing bitumen, and an intact stretcher made from palm wood and linen.

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