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HISTORY REPORT: Egypt in the 21st century’: hundreds of papyrus fragments dating to the last years of King Khufu’s reign (c.2500 BC) at the oldest harbour in Egypt, a site on the Red Sea coast called Wadi al-Jarf found #AceHistoryDesk report

#AceHistoryReport – Jan.13: In 2013 archaeologists uncovered what has since been called ‘the greatest discovery in Egypt in the 21st century’: The team excavated drystone buildings, a worker’s camp, kilns and 30 storage galleries cut up to 30m into the hillside. These galleries held lengths of rope, wooden boat parts and ceramic storage jars. Each […]