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Ancient Tombs and Workshops Discovered at Pharaonic Necropolis Near Cairo, Providing Insight into Ancient Egyptian Culture

Egyptian authorities have announced the discovery of ancient workshops and tombs at a Pharaonic necropolis near Cairo, dating back to the 30th Pharaonic Dynasty and the Ptolemaic period. The tombs belonged to a head of scribes and priest of Horus and Maat from the fifth dynasty, and the workshops were used to mummify humans and sacred animals. This significant find provides further insight into the ancient Egyptian culture and serves as a reminder of the importance of preserving and protecting archaeological sites.