Egyptian Antiquities Official refutes ‘over More than a Million Mummies Find’ Discovery

December 22, 2014 11:29 AM

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Egyptian Antiquities Official refutes ‘over More than a Million Mummies Find’ Discovery

Recently, a group of US archaeologists was in limelight for discovering an ancient cemetery in Egypt having more than a million mummies there. The matter has become a bit controversial, as on Saturday an Egyptian antiquities official has denied of any such finding.

A team of American archeologists from Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah claimed of finding the mummies in the cemetery, which reportedly dates back to the Roman and Byzantine empires. These empires ruled Egypt from the 1st century to the 7th century AD.

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