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Egyptian archaeologists uncover ancient inscriptions in Temple of Esna

The Egyptian-German archaeological mission in Luxor has finished restoring the ceiling of the ancient Esna Temple, as part of a project to restore the shrine and reveal its original colors.

CAIRO — The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Sept. 22 that the joint Egyptian-German archaeological mission working on the Temple of Esna in Luxor governorate (south Egypt) has restored several inscriptions, drawings and colors in the temple’s ceiling. 

According to a statement by the Ministry of Tourism, the discovery of the inscriptions and drawings of the Esna Temple’s ceiling is part of the project to restore the temple and reveal its original colors.

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