Egypt archaeologists make ‘most intriguing discovery yet in mysterious underwater opening'

EGYPT archaeologists were left short for words after abseiling down a 20-feet-deep pit completely full of water and discovering a “mysterious underwater opening”, a documentary reveals.

The find was made in Gebel el-Silsila, also known as the "Chain of Mountains" 40 miles north of the town of Aswan in Upper Egypt. During the 18th Dynasty, the area was known as a major quarry site on both sides of the Nile, and many of the workers are believed to have been buried there. Tony Robinson visited Maria Nilsson and John Ward, two keen Egyptologists currently excavating the area, during his new Channel 5 show “Egypt’s Greatest Tombs”.

The pair told Mr...
source: Express

2019-10-20 09:41
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