Ancient City Discovered in Egypt

Entrance to Temple of Luxor in Egypt
Entrance to Temple of Luxor in Egypt
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Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed what they describe as a city that dates back more than 7,000 years, containing huts, tools, pottery and huge graves.

It lies by the river Nile, close to the Temple of Seti the First in Abydos.

Experts say the size of the 15 newly discovered graves indicates the high social standing of those buried.

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