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Archeologists have opened a mysterious black sarcophagus from Egypt


Archeologists have opened a black granite sarcophagus which has been found at excavation in Alexandria on the northern coast of Egypt. Inside there were three skeletons belonging to men one has traces of strong blow in a skull. The Science Alert edition reports about it. The sarcophagus found at the beginning of July at a depth of five meters has been sealed in the period of Ptolemaeus's dynasty more than two thousand years ago (the IV—I century B.C.) and since then it wasn't opened what the untouched plaster coat under a cover testifies to. In height the find reached 185 centimeters, in width — 165 centimeters, and in length — 265 centimeters. Scientists considered that in a grave remains of the person of a high social status lay. The grave was opened on Thursday, July 19. Under a cover of a tomb there was a reddish liquid in which three fragmented skeletons floated. According to researchers liquid was waste water which filtered through soil, got into a coffin through a crack and has caused full decomposition of mummies. Archeologists haven't found any proofs that remains belong to noblemen, including members of imperial family. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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