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3,000-year-old stone found in Egypt meat shop

An Egyptian archaeologist has found a 3,000-year-old stone that dates back to the era of the pharaohs

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An Egyptian archaeologist has found a 3,000-year-old stone that dates back to the era of the pharaohs while roaming around a street in the northern city of El-Mahalla.

She saw the stone in a butcher’s shop where it was being used to cut meat. The stone belongs to the thirtieth dynasty of ancient Egypt.

Security forces were immediately informed and they took the stone.

El-Mahalla official Tamer Abul Naga instructed the transfer of the stone to a museum in Behbeit el-Hagar, an archaeological site in Lower Egypt. It contains an ancient Egyptian temple for the goddess Isis.

The stone was present in the city of Samanoud which was the capital of Egypt during the era of the thirtieth dynasty. It was transferred to the museum as instructed and an archeological committee was formed to examine it.