Roman and Islamic-era artefacts unearthed in Alexandria
The Ministry of Antiquities received four artefacts that were accidently unearthed beneath the American Consulate in Alexandria, including three roman marble columns and an Islamic-era fountain head.
|The column and fountain head [Credit: Ministry of Antiquities]|
The American Consul immediately reported the find to the ministry, who in turn assigned an archaeological committee to determine the authenticity of the objects.
|Column capital [Credit: Ministry of Antiquities]|
Dahi added that the artefacts are well preserved.
Author: Nevine El-Aref | Source: Ahram Online [August 29, 2016]