Inscriptions discovered at ancient amethyst mine in Egypt’s Eastern Desert

March 31, 2019 - General

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered ancient inscriptions on rock and stelae a well as ostraca at an amethyst mine at Wadi el-Hudi in Egypt’s Eastern Desert, east of Aswan. In antiquity it was a site of mines and settlements, where amethyst, gold, copper and granite were extracted.

One of the stelae found at Wadi el-Hudi written in the name of Usersatet, the viceroy of Kush
[Credit: Wadi el-Hudi expedition/LiveScience]More than 100…

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