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Two Roman tombs unearthed in Dakhla Oasis


The Egyptian Archaeological Mission of the Ministry of Antiquities operating in the archaeological area of ​​Bir al-Shaghala Mout city, Dakhla Oasis have uncovered two ancient tombs dating back to the Roman era, with colorful and clear funerary drawings on the walls. He said that the hall was built of bricks and measures 540 cm long, 250 cm wide and 370 cm high. This shrine leads to another vaulted tomb, consisting of a staircase leading to a funerary hall that leads into a vaulted room. Previous discoveries revealed more than ten incomplete tombs built of sandstone and mud bricks. These tombs dated back to the Greek era and are characterized by a unique architectural style of a hierarchical shape.


Source: Egypt Independent January 15, 2019 14:43 UTC



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