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Mysterious Sealed Coffin Is The Largest Sarcophagus Ever Found In Alexandria, Egypt

History Global Village
Published on 10 Jul 2018 / In Education

Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what’s thought to be the largest granite sarcophagus ever found in Alexandria, measuring nearly nine feet long.

The massive stone casket was buried more than 16 feet beneath the surface alongside a huge alabaster head – likely belonging to the man who owned the tomb.

Experts say the ancient coffin has remained untouched since its burial thousands of years ago during the Ptolemaic period.

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