Giant black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Egypt

A massive black granite sarcophagus has been discovered in Egypt. It was found in a tomb 5 meters (16 feet) below the surface alongside an alabaster sculpture of a male head, thought to be that of the occupant. The lid of the 265-cm (104-in) sarcophagus is sealed with mortar, indicating that it has not been removed in its 2,000-year entombment. The find occurred in Alexandria, and is thought to be the largest sarcophagus ever discovered there... Continue Reading Giant black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Egypt Category: Science Tags: Archeology Related Articles: This iceman wouldn't be caught dead in any old leather Debate stirs over mysterious "void" found inside Egypt's Great Pyramid Startling fossil find shows Homo Sapiens is 100,000 years older than previously thought "Digital deforestation" reveals lost Mayan city

Giant black granite sarcophagus unearthed in Egypt

A massive black granite sarcophagus has been discovered in Egypt. It was found in a tomb 5 meters (16 feet) below the surface alongside an alabaster sculpture of a male head, thought ...

Thu 12 Jul 18 from Gizmag

Egyptologists to open sarcophagus found in Alexander The Great's city

Archaeologists in Egypt will open a 10ft-long sarcophagus dug up in the city where Alexander the Great may have been buried.

Fri 13 Jul 18 from Daily Mail

What's Inside This Massive Egyptian Sarcophagus?

The foreboding coffin may be the largest sarcophagus known in the area. And it's never been opened.

Tue 10 Jul 18 from Livescience

Mysterious giant sarcophagus discovered in Egypt

A mysterious ancient black granite sarcophagus has been discovered in Egypt.

Mon 9 Jul 18 from FOXNews

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