How many more can you find? Each one is more impressive than the last. The 110 graves found in Egypt are responsible for this. It was Egyptian archaeologists who unearthed them. Where? In an ancient site in a province of the Nile Delta. This was reported by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
Death in the west
The graves were found at the archaeological site of Koum el-Khulgan. It is located in the province of Dakahlia, about 150 kilometers northeast of Cairo. Among them are 68 oval graves that go back to predynastic times. According to the ministry, this period extended from 6000 to 3150 BC. Some of the human remains were buried and crouched west. What is the reason? Because there the ancient Egyptians believed that the dead lived.
In one of the graves was the skeleton of a baby buried in a jar. There were also ceramic vessels, including a bowl with geometric shapes.
There are also 37 rectangular tombs from an ancient time known as the Second Intermediate Period (1782-1570 BC). This was the time when the Semitic people of the Hyksos ruled ancient Egypt.
The remaining five graves are also oval. They date from the time of Naqada III, which dates from 3200 BC. Until about 3000 BC Chr. Extended.
Silver rings were buried in the rectangular graves. The team also found a seal stone with a hieroglyphic inscription in one of the graves. Remains of ovens were also found on the site. There were brick constructions and amulets, including semi-precious stone beetles.
The 110 tombs found in Egypt are the latest in a series of archaeological finds found in Egypt in recent years. The country has made them public in hopes of revitalizing its tourism sector. It was heavily influenced by both the political events of 2011 and the 2020 coronavirus pandemic.