Egyptian village discovered from the time of pharaoh’s

Archaeologists have discovered one of the oldest villages in the Egyptian nile delta dug out. The village dates back to the time of the pharaohs, according to the Egyptian ministry for Antiquities.

The neolithic village was discovered during excavations of approximately 140 kilometers north of Cairo, in the area of Tal al-Samara in the province of Dakahlyia.

The archaeologists found among other bones of animals and ceramics, says Frederic Gio, the leader of the Egyptian-French team. The finding shows that all societies were located in the nile delta up to 5,000 years before Christ.

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