Ptolemaic limestone sarcophagus containing two mummies discovered at Egyptian quarry

April 2, 2019 - General

During excavation work carried out at the Quweisna quarries in Menoufiya, an Egyptian archaeological mission stumbled upon a limestone sarcophagus containing two mummies.

Credit: Egypt. Ministry of AntiquitiesMostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the sarcophagus is two metres tall and 60cm wide and is in good condition. The two mummies inside are on top of each other, and are in poor…

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