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(MENAFN - Arab News) Cairo: egypt's minister of antiquities says a team of spanish archaeologists has discovered two tombs in the southern part of the country one of them belonging to a writer and containing a trove of artifacts including reed pens and a bronze inkwell.

mohammed ibrahim said that the writing utensils were found next to a mummy which is well preserved and that the discovery was made in collaboration egyptian archaeologists.

he said the writer belonged to the pharaohs' priest class and would have had a 'great impact on the intellectual and cultural life of the era." the tombs date to roughly 600bc the last era of egypt's pharaonic dynasties.


 


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