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Historic Discovery


Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins that are estimated to have been buried more than 2,500 years ago. They found the coffins inside a pair of wells in an ancient burial ground. Earlier this month, Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said that 13 coffins were found. On September 20, the ministry announced another 14. Archaeologists are continuing their work at the site to uncover more details. Khaled El-Enany, Egypt’s minister of tourism and antiquities, says this is “very exciting” and “only the beginning.”