'Evil Eye' box and other ancient treasures found in Nile River cemetery

August 14, 2014 12:17 AM

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'Evil Eye' box and other ancient treasures found in Nile River cemetery

A 2000-year-old cemetery with several underground tombs has been discovered near the Nile River in Sudan.

Archaeologists excavated several of the underground tombs, finding artifacts such as a silver ring, engraved with an image of a god, and a faience box, decorated with large eyes, which a researcher believes protected against the evil eye.

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