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2000 Year Old Sarcophagus

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Finally, a 2,000-year-old sarcophagus has been opened in Egypt, and it's nothing worthy of a movie. That's right, Egyptian archaeologists pried open the 30-ton black granite coffin, the largest yet found in Alexandria, and found the remains of a family of three "We found the bones of three people, in what looks like a family burial. We've opened it and, thank God, the world has not fallen into darkness. I was the first to put my whole head inside the sarcophagus...and here I stand before you. I am fine," said Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

2000 Year Old Sarcophagus

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