Egyptian Casts

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 21 March 2016
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These 2 granite casts were found in Chephren Valley at Giza, Egypt. We can see the section of the cast of a pivot hole made by tubular drill. The other case is still inside the hole. 4th Dynasty, 2613-2494 BCE. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London (With thanks to The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, UCL).

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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