AN Egyptian archaeological team has unearthed a temple and parts of a statue belonging to one of Egypt's most famous pharaohs, in a rare find inside the capital.
A temple built for 19th dynasty King Ramses II was found in the Ain Shams area in east Cairo, the MENA news agency reports.
"The team also found parts of a giant statue of Ramses II" as well as "large slabs of limestone used to build the temple", MENA said.
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
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