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Farmer discovers a stone slab 2,600 years ago from Pharaoh, Egypt

A farmer living near Ismailia in Egypt discovered a 2,600-year-old stone monument built by Pharaoh Apries, who ruled from 589 BC to 570 BC, the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities reported.

Farmers found this ancient sandstone plank while preparing their land for cultivation, about 62 miles (100 km) northeast of Cairo. He then contacted the antique tourism police about the discovery, the ministry’s statement said. The stone monument is 91 inches (230 centimeters) long, 41 inches (103 centimeters) wide and 18 inches (45 centimeters) thick.

Farmer discovers a stone slab 2,600 years ago from Pharaoh, Egypt

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