A Roman-era city in Egypt dating back to the 2nd and 3rd centuries was recently found by insiders. In particular, it is about what they have defined a “complete residential city” of 1,800 years in the heart of the southern city of Luxor, near where a “city of gold” was found.
According to Mostafa Waziri, head of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, this is the find of inhabited center of the oldest and most important past ever carried out on the east bank of Luxor. In particular it was revealed “a number of residential buildings, two towers where pigeons were kept, and metal workshops.“
Within the latter places, researchers have unearthed a collection of bronze and copper Roman pots, utensils and coins. This is not a common archeology find in Egypt, as temples and tombs are usually found here. The surprise on the part of the insiders, therefore, was clearly evident from their statements.
If lately you’ve been noticing many more discoveries about the land of the pharaohs than usual, it’s no coincidence: discoveries have become a key component of Egypt’s attempts to revive its vital tourism industry after years of political turmoil, and especially due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and relevant authorities hope to attract 30 million tourists a year by 2028, compared to 13 million pre-pandemic.