In the past, archeologists used very basic tools in their attempts to unveil secrets of ancient Egypt.
An Egyptian archaeological mission uncovered a limestone sarcophagus containing two mummies during excavation works in the Quweisna quarries in Menoufiya.
In Photos: Anany examines the mummy inside the newly discovered sarcophagus.
The ex-dean of the Faculty of Archelogy Mohamed Hamza revealed to Egypt Today some important facts about the sarcophagus that was unearthed in Alexandria.
Upon its arrival, operations to move the sarcophagus to its new place inside Mustafa Kamel Necropolis started.
Egypt started opening the mysterious sarcophagus unearthed 20 days ago in Alexandria.
The mysterious 30-ton archaeological sarcophagus discovered in Alexandria belongs to a priest not to a king or an emperor.
Inspection of the sarcophagus revealed that it is made of black granite of about 2.75 meters in length.