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A lost Egyptian city, predating Egypt's early dynastic era, has been uncovered south of Abydos city, Egypt's Antiquity Ministry has announced. A cemetery was also found, constituted of fifteen huge mudbrick tombs.

The discovery was made during an archaeological mission led by the Ministry of Antiquities. Remains of the town were found 400 metres south of King Seti I Temple, which is situated in Abydos, one of the most ancient cities in Egypt. This newly discovered city is said to date back to 5,316 BCE.

To read more:

http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/long-lost-ancient-egyptian-city-dating-back-7000-years-discovered-near-abydos-

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