Egypt sarcophagus opened: what was inside?

The recent discovery of a giant sarcophagus in Alexandria that had lain untouched for around 2,000 years sparked a range of rumours, from fears that the relic carried a deadly curse to theories that it contained the remains of Alexander the Great.
Now Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities has put us out of our misery by opening it, and while a deadly curse has not been unleashed (yet), the tomb does contain skeletons - though probably not Alexander’s.
Along with an abundance of sewage that had leaked into the sarcophagus, archaeologists found the remains of what was likely to be either a family... read more

 
21 July 2018 in Auto, Views: 237
Source: The Week
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