Egyptian archaeologists have discovered what’s thought to be the largest granite sarcophagus ever found in Alexandria, measuring nearly nine feet long.

The massive stone casket was buried more than 16 feet beneath the surface alongside a huge alabaster head – likely belonging to the man who owned the tomb.

Experts say the ancient coffin has remained untouched since its burial thousands of years ago during the Ptolemaic period.

via Archaeologists unearth 8.6 foot tall sarcophagus buried in Egypt beside a massive stone head | Daily Mail Online

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Archaeologists unearth 8.6 foot tall sarcophagus buried in Egypt beside a massive stone head | Daily Mail Online

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