'Lady of the Jewels' discovered beneath collapsed roof

November 25, 2014 4:25 PM

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At some point about 4,000 years ago, a female aristocrat in her 30s died in southern Egypt. Archaeologists have finally found her—along with the jewelry she was wearing when buried, reports Discovery.

The find is unusual because tomb raiders have generally picked such sites clean, but a stroke of archaeological good luck helped in this case: The roof had caved in.

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