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Temple remains discovered in Aswan quarry

Aswan, Egypt.
Aswan, Egypt. Image by David Stanley / CC BY 2.0

A team from the Lund Swedish University have discovered the remains of an ancient Egyptian temple, at a quarry 65km away from Aswan. The team discovered fragments of sandstone with pictures of the night sky and stars, as well as the carved names of pharaohs Amenhotep III and Ramses II. The discoveries are significant as they show the area was used for religious rituals, Read more: dailynewsegypt.com