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"Remains of huge ancient building discovered"
Remains of huge ancient building discovered
trefwoorden: Egypte - 3e eeuw BCE - Ptolemische periode
Egyptian and German experts have found the remains of a huge building in the southern district of Minya dating back to the Ptolemic era around 300BC
This was announced by the Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA).
The SCA said in a statement that the building was used by priests and their families.
The priests were responsible for performing various religious rites inside and outside the Tuna al-Gabal cemetery for sacred animals and birds, which represented the god Gohty.
Lees verder in de: Syndey Morning Herald (25 juni 2003)