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Egypt opens two ancient pyramids, unveils new finds

AFP DAHSHUR, EGYPT Jul 15, 2019, 02.30 PM (IST)

Egypt opened two ancient pyramids south of the capital Cairo and unveiled a collection of newly found sarcophagi, some containing well-preserved mummies. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani told reporters the Bent Pyramid of King Sneferu, the first pharaoh of Egypt's 4th dynasty, and a nearby pyramid would be reopened to visitors for the first time since 1965.