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10-Dec-2017 21:10

An ancient Roman sarcophagus has been excavated from a building site in London.

The 1,600-year-old coffin, which was discovered near Borough Market in central London, is thought to contain the remains of a mother after the bones of a baby were found nearby, experts said.

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This is one of the latest in a long series of discoveries that the country's antiquities minister described as a hand of help from the crypt for Egypt’s struggling tourism sector.

Tuna Al-Gabal is a lesser-known archaeological site, near Upper Egypt's El-Minya, that however made headlines recently thanks to the discovery of a cachette – a term that describes an unmarked burial site used to house multiple mummies and protect them from looting – of mummies, dating from the Late Period which spanned almost 300 years up to Alexander the Great's conquest of Egypt in 332 BC.

According to the mission’s head Salah El-Kholi as Ahram Online reports , the cachette includes seventeen non-royal mummies wrapped in linen that are in a very good condition.Bruce Lee was famous for his astounding athleticism and fighting ability both on camera and off it.