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Museum exhibits artefacts unearthed during Suez Canal works

Egypt’s Ismailia Museum is holding a 30-day exhibition of the artefacts that have been unearthed during the Suez Canal excavations.

Along the Suez Canal.
Suez Canal. Image by Vyacheslav Argenberg / CC BY 2.0

Antiquities unearthed during recent digs, and also during works by a French archaeological mission in 1859 are on display. Among the more interesting finds is the remains of a sandstone obelisk given by King Ramses II to his father. Read more: alarabiya.net