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16 Dec 2020

Ancient Egyptian artefact found in cigar box in Aberdeen

Scotland Correspondent

It’s the archeologist’s equivalent of finding a £5 note down the back of the sofa, but on a much bigger scale.

Step forward assistant curator Abeer Eladany, doing a stock take in the vaults of the University of Aberdeen when she found an old cigar box with a 5,000-year-old Egyptian surprise.