Pharaoh Thutmosis-era temple found by accident in Egypt

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A group of suspected looters unearthed a 3,400-year-old underwater temple buried under a house in the Nile Delta. 

The temple, which was found 40km from Cairo in the town of Badrashin, dates from the time of Pharaoh Thutmosis III, one of Egypt’s greatest warrior kings. 

Egypt’s antiquities ministry said a team of experts have taken over the excavation, aided by state-owned behemoth the Arab Contractors Company.




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