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Painting Discovered at Oxyrhynchus

During excavations at Oxyrhynchus, Spanish archaeologists discovered in an underground chamber a painting dating to the 6th or 7th century. It depicts a young man with curly hair wearing a short tunic and tall boots. The team also excavated the tomb of a scribe buried with his tools.

Read more here and here.

Oxyrhynchus painting
Photo: Societat Catalana d’Egiptologia via Archaeology News Network


Posted on May 1, 2014 in News

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