Thursday, January 28, 2016

Recovered Artifacts, Dakahlia: 30 Artifacts Found While Constructing Residential House in Delta

CAIRO: A set of 30 ancient Egyptian artifacts were discovered while laying a foundation of a residential building in Egypt’s Delta governorate of Dakahlia, Youm7 reported Wednesday.

Dating back to the Greco-Roman period (330 B.C.-395 A.D), the artifacts include coins, basalt offering jars, a faience statue of the God Horus and pottery jars in addition to offering tables made of granite and canopic jars, head of Antiquities Ministry directorate in Dakahlia Salem al Baghdady was quoted by Youm7.

The authenticity of the artifacts was confirmed by a committee of specialists, Baghdady said, adding that the artifacts will be restored before they are stored at the ministry’s antiquities storerooms in Dakahlia.
Source: Cairo Post– By/  The Cairo Post

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