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Amazing archaeological finds

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 14: Egyptian workers look at the site of a new discovery by a team of German-Egyptian archeologists in Cairo's Mattarya district on March 9, 2017.
Statues of the kings and queens of the nineteenth dynasty (1295 - 1185 BC) were unearthed in the vicinity of th

A team of archaeologists from Germany and Egypt found a colossal 26-foot (7.9 meter) statue in a Cairo slum in the Souq Al-Khamis district, near the ruins of the ancient city of Heliopolis in Egypt on March 9, 2017. Experts believe that the 3,000-year old statue to be of pharaoh Ramses II, one of the country's most famous ancient rulers. It is being hailed as one of the most important discoveries ever by the Egyptian Antiquities Ministry.

Here's a look at other famous archaeological findings around the globe.

(Pictured) Egyptian workers at at the site of the new discovery on March 9, 2017.
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