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Burial site of fifty mummies discovered in Egypt

Reuters Minya, Egypt Feb 04, 2019, 04.21 PM (IST)

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered an ancient burial site containing 50 mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era in Minya, south of Cairo, the ministry of antiquities said on Saturday. The mummies, twelve of which were of children, were discovered inside four, nine-metre-deep burial chambers in the Tuna El-Gebel archaeological site.