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The Largest Embalming Cache Ever Found in Egypt unearthed at Abusir


The Largest Embalming Cache Ever Found In Egypt Unearthed At Abusir: During routine excavations at the site of Abusir 30 km north of the Giza Plateau, excavators from the Czech Institute of Egyptology at the Charles University in Prague have discovered the largest cachette of ancient Egyptian embalming materials ever found in Egypt. The institute has been exploring a 26th-Dynasty cemetery at Abusir for more than three decades. During recent excavation work carried out there a group of large shaft tombs situated at the western corner of the necropolis was found to contain the cachette.