A temple for Isis dating back to Ancient Egypt era unearthed


Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 01:34 GMT

Tell Atrib site - Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

Tell Atrib site - Photo Courtesy: Wikipedia

CAIRO – 16 November 2017: An official mission of archaeological experts unearthed the foundations of a temple for Isis in Tell Atrib located in Banha city, the capital of Qalyubia Governorate.

The foundations of the temple carried many inscriptions and portraits for Isis and Horus and the remains of many of the temple’s walls.

The discovery was coincidentally made while construction works for police officers’ housing project were being carried out.

Regarding the discovery, many experts believe that it may lead to an ancient Egyptian site in Tell Atrib site.

Recently, the Ministry of Antiquities has announced archaeological discoveries in several governorates such as Fayoum, Luxor and Saqqara.



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