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After More Than 4,000 Years, Vibrant Egyptian Tomb Sees The Light Of Day

Particularly striking are its well-preserved colors – light yellows, rich blues and a reddish-brown skin tone. Officials announced the discovery Saturday at the site in Saqqara, outside of Cairo.
Visitors enter a newly-discovered Egyptian tomb at the Saqqara necropolis on Saturday. Source: KHALED DESOUKI

More than four millennia after being chiseled by Egyptian artisans, the intricate hieroglyphics and stone carvings of an ancient tomb have been uncovered.

Egyptian officials made the announcement Saturday at the site of the discovery in Saqqara, outside of Cairo, according to

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