Mysterious Ancient Temple Unearthed in African Desert


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Scientists hope that the ruins of an ancient temple found in Egypt’s Western Desert will give them a clue to the life and culture of people who lived there about 2,000 years ago.

Archeologists have uncovered the outer wall, the entrance leading to the courtyard and the remains of the basement of the ancient structure, Science Alert wrote.

Also found during excavations at the Al-Salam site, located about 200 miles south of the Mediterranean coast, were fragments of pottery, coins, and a Greek-inspired sculpture of a man’s head. The temple dates back to the period between 200 BC and 300 AD.

According to scientists, the discovery will offer better insight into the cultural heritage of the Siwa oasis, located 50 kilometers (31 miles) from the…

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