Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed two 5 000-year-old wooden statues, complete with gold wrapping paper, believed to be the oldest such artifacts ever found.
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Ancient wooden statues found near Nile Delta
Ancient wooden statues found near Nile Delta
Ancient wooden statues found near Nile Delta

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed two 5 000-year-old wooden statues, complete with gold wrapping paper, believed to be the oldest such artifacts ever found, the team said on Wednesday.

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed two 5 000-year-old wooden statues, complete with gold wrapping paper, believed to be the oldest such artifacts ever found, the team said on Wednesday.

The statues, which depict two nude men with precious stones around their eyes, were found by a Polish team in the northern Nile Delta region of Daqahliya, said a statement by chief archaeologist Krzysztof Cialowicz.

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