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Sinkhole gives hope for finding Alexander the Great’s tomb

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Sinkhole in Alexandria gives hope for archaeologists to find Alexander the Great’s tomb.

A sinkhole near the Waterfalls Garden in Alexandra’s Azarita district, where the Greek archaeological mission is excavating, gives archaeologists hope in finding the tomb of Alexander the Great.

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On Monday morning, the sinkhole caused the ground to fell several meters.

An archaeologist said in a press statement on Monday that the sinkhole indicates there are ancient artifacts below, adding that this area was a royal Ptolemaic neighborhood where many artifacts have been found before.

The source also said that a building was erected over another Greco-Roman archeological site in the same area, and that the authorities did not approve excavation beforehand.

Source: http://www.egyptindependent.com/news/si ... eat-s-tomb


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Cave diving, spooky....:cool:
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