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Egyptian archaeologists unearth ancient pottery workshop in Alexandria

Archaeologists in Egypt discover coins dating back to the Ptolemaic era, a cemetery and a workshop for the manufacture of pottery vessels in Alexandria.
This picture taken on March 3, 2019, shows a view of a statue inside the catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa (Mound of Shards).

An Egyptian archaeological mission recently made several discoveries in western Alexandria, including a workshop for the manufacture of amphoras, a cemetery, several coins dating back to the Ptolemaic era and about 100 other archaeological finds.

The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced in a statement April 11 the discovery of the workshop dating back to the beginnings of the Roman era during excavations carried out by the Egyptian archaeological mission of the Supreme Council of Antiquities at the site of Tabba Matouh in West Alexandria.

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