Skip to comments.Ancient Egyptian treasure shown 16 years after discovery
Posted on 04/06/2005 12:22:15 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
The collection, dating back to the Greco-Roman period, features a golden diadem fronted by an image of the god Serapis and a 493-gram (one pound) necklace in the form of a snake ornamented with golden coins from the second half of the second century AD... In addition, photographs of the excavation in Dush's Kharga Oasis, some 700 kilometers (420 kilometers) south of Cairo, and of the items before and after restoration are exhibited.
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