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Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in Essex living room

October 23, 2014 admin No comments

Ancient Egyptian sarcophagus discovered in Essex living room Gina Vince, a Junior Cataloger at Reeman Dansie, stands with the Egyptian coffin(Picture: ReemanDansieAuctions/BNPS) An ancient Egyptian sarcophagus has been discovered sitting in a living room in Essex. Experts from Reeman Dansie Auctioneers stumbled across the incredible find after asking to look around an elderly woman’s house when she moved to a nursing home. Rather than a few bits of jewellery, they found the 3,000-year-old coffin, which they believe was once the final resting place for a noblewoman. Mr Stacey, the valuer for Colchester-based auctioneer Reeman Dansie, was the first to find the sarcophagus. ‘The hairs went up on the back of my neck […] Read more →

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