Polish archaeologists reveal Egyptian treasure

Archaeologists made the extraordinary find in rubble above the Egyptian site of Deir el-Bahari. Nowic/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license

Archaeologists have uncovered a stone chest from 3,500 years ago in rubble above the Egyptian site of Deir el-Bahari.

The extraordinary find, which was hidden near the renowned Mortuary Temple of Hatshepsut, indicates an untouched royal tomb could be nearby.

Prof. Niwiński, who is leading the excavation team, said: “The royal deposit proves the fact that either a temple was established in the king’s name or the king’s tomb.”

In this episode of The Debrief we speak to TFN staff writer Joanna Jasińska, who gives us the background story.

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