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Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Archaeologists uncover link to Alexander the Great in Kom Ombo

Archaeologists working on the Kom Ombo Temple have uncovered a sandstone carving that dates to Alexander the Great’s successor,according to an Antiquities Ministry statement. The piece bears the name of Emperor Philip Arrhidaeus, half-brother and successor to Alexander the Great in Macedonia. His mention on the artefact potentially makes it the oldest piece in the Ptolemaic-era temple.

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