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3,900-Year-Old Lost Inscriptions Surface at the Ancient Egyptian Amethyst Mines

March 27, 2019 - General
An etched pot sherd with an image of a scribe holding an ink palette. Found near an ancient Egyptian amethyst mine.

Archaeologists working in the timeworn deserts of Egypt have uncovered more than ‘100 ancient inscriptions’ at Wadi el-Hudi, where ancient miners once collected amethysts which were believed to be imbued with supernatural powers.


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