Egyptian archaeologists unearth 110 historical tombs within the Nile Delta

CAIRO (AP) – Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed 110 burial graves at an historical website in a province within the Nile Delta, the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities stated on Tuesday.

The graves, a few of which include human stays, have been discovered on the archaeological website of Koum el-Khulgan in Dakahlia province, about 150 kilometers northeast of Cairo, the ministry stated.

They embody 68 oval-shaped tombs relationship from the Predynastic Interval which stretched from 6000 BC to 3150 BC, the ministry stated.

There are additionally 37 rectangular-shaped tombs from an historical period often known as the Second Intermediate Interval (1782-1570 BC), when the Semitic individuals of Hyksos dominated historical Egypt, the ministry added.

The opposite 5 oval-shaped tombs date from the Naqada III interval which stretched from round 3200 BC to 3000 BC.

Archaeologists have additionally discovered human stays of adults and kids, in addition to burial materials and pottery objects in these graves, the ministry stated.

This discover is the newest in a sequence of archaeological finds in recent times for which Egypt has sought publicity in hopes of reviving its tourism sector. Tourism has been badly affected by the unrest following a 2011 rebellion and now the coronavirus pandemic.

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