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New discoveries found under demolished historic palace in Egypt

After the demolition of the 120-year-old Tawfic Pasha Andraos Palace in Luxor, which drew much criticism, several Byzantine artifacts, including oil lamps, were recently discovered at the site of the palace.
Luxor dig

CAIRO — An Egyptian archaeological mission working at the site of the Tawfiq Pasha Andraos Palace — which was recently torn down — has unveiled a number of amphorae and lamps dating from the Byzantine era.

Mustafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said on Oct. 17 that this discovery is one of a series in the city of Luxor in southern Egypt. He said that excavations are being completed on the site.

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