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Ptolemaic era

2,200 Year Old Alexander the Great Statue Discovered in Alexandria

The Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo has discovered a statue of Alexander the Great within an ancient "residential and commercial zone" in Alexandria that they believe was a trade center in the region during the Ptolemaic period. The archaeologists...

More Than 40 Ancient Greek Mummies Unearthed in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered more than 40 mummies dating back to the Ptolemaic era at a burial site in central Egypt, the country's antiquities ministry said on Saturday. The mummies, including the bodies of adults, children, and animals, had been laid...