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2018 'year of archaeological discoveries' for Egypt

The Egyptian government has delivered on its promise that the year 2018 would be filled with notable archaeological discoveries in Egypt. Now the government has to find a way to boost tourism based on these archaeological treasures.

Archaeologists, tourism experts and economists are upbeat about Egypt’s newly announced archaeological discoveries, expressing hope that the discoveries would give a push to the country’s tourism sector.

Egyptian authorities announced the latest discovery on Sept. 25 of an ancient "massive building" — thought to be part of a residential block from the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis — in Mit Rahina, 20 kilometers (12 miles) south of Cairo.

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