|Egypt's Antiquities Authority Says 5,200 Year-Old Ancient Drawing Unearthed South of Aswan|
A 5,200-year-old rock drawing depicting a royal festival during Ancient Egypt's earliest dynasty unearthed by archaeologists in the southern city of Aswan, Egypt, a hub of archaeological treasures. Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said in a statement Monday the scenes represent the first unearthing of a complete drawing of a royal festival during Dynasty Zero, when the earliest foundations of Ancient Egyptian culture are believed to have been formed. AP Photo/ Egypt's Supreme Council Of Antiquities.
CAIRO (AP).- Egypt's Antiquities Authority says archaeologists have unearthed a 5,200-year-old rock drawing depicting a royal festival during Ancient Egypt's earliest dynasty.
The ministry says the scenes were part of a series of rock drawings featuring hunting, fighting and celebrations along the banks of the Nile River.
Antiquities chief Zahi Hawass said in a statement Monday the scenes represent the first unearthing of a complete drawing of a royal festival during Dynasty Zero, when the earliest foundations of Ancient Egyptian culture are believed to have been formed.
A joint U.S.-Italian expedition team discovered the unique drawings in the southern city of Aswan, a hub of archaeological treasures.
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