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Archaeologists find 'complete' Roman city in Egypt's Luxor


LUXOR, 25th January, 2023 (WAM) -- Archaeologists in Egypt claimed to have found a 1,800-year-old "complete residential city from the Roman era, in the southern Egyptian city of Luxor,

According to Mostafa Waziri, the head of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, the city is the "oldest and most significant city found on the eastern bank of Luxor" and dates back to the second and third centuries.

Waziri said in a statement that archaeologists found "a number of residential buildings," "two pigeon towers" (a building used to keep pigeons or doves), and "a number of metal workshops."

Hatem Mohamed