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Egypt unearths 250 rock tombs in Sohag

An Egyptian Ministry archaeological mission uncovered 250 rock tombs in Sohag governorate, which opens the door for more archaeological discoveries in this region.
A member of a mission from Egypt's Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities is seen in a photo released May 11 in front of recently discovered tombs in Sohag.

CAIRO — The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced May 11 the discovery of a large number of rock tombs in the Al-Hamidiyah necropolis in the mountains east of Sohag governorate in southern Egypt

The finds made by an Egyptian archaeological mission affiliated with the Supreme Council of Antiquities come as part of a project for archaeological documentation and restoration work in the region.

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