The archaeologists have found “these enigmatic, mysterious artifacts” in some of the world’s oldest archaeological sites in Africa, Europe, and Asia, but no one in modern times had figured out how these ancient round stones were used.
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The exhibition, titled “French excavations in Egypt: Research, Cooperation, and Innovation,” takes place at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. Set to run for two months, the exhibition is organised by the Ministry of Antiquities in cooperation with the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology (IFAO).
Archaeologists have discovered the quartzite head and bust of one of the most powerful 19th Dynasty pharaohs, Ramses II (1279-1213 BC), in a rare find inside the contemporary working class area of Matariya