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Two ancient Egyptian tombs opened after restoration

Pyramids in the Giza Plateau.
Pyramids in the Giza Plateau. Image by Jorge Láscar / CC BY 2.0

Paintings and statues hidden within ancient tombs in Egypt have been put on display to the public after a lengthy restoration project. Two tombs belonging to high officials were reopened, containing carved images and brightly coloured scenes of everyday life in Ancient Egypt. They are located in the western necropolis at Giza, near the Pyramids. Read more: thecairopost.com