The sarcophagus was found in a tomb 5 meters (16 feet) below the surface


A massive black granite sarcophagus has been discovered in Egypt. It was found in a tomb 5 meters (16 feet) below the surface alongside an alabaster sculpture of a male head, thought to be that of the occupant. The lid of the 265-cm (104-in) sarcophagus is sealed with mortar, indicating that it has not been removed in its 2,000-year entombment. The find occurred in Alexandria, and is thought to be the largest sarcophagus ever discovered there.

..
Continue Reading Giant black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Egypt



Category: Science



Tags:

Related Articles:




Weiterlesen...