5,000 year-old Egyptian artifact found in cigar box

A missing 5,000-year-old Egyptian artifact has been found in a cigar box in the Scottish city of Aberdeen. The artifact, a fragment of wood, was one of three items found inside the Queen's Chamber of the Great Pyramid in Giza in 1872. The two other items, a ball and hook, are currently housed in the British Museum in London. The piece of wood was given by engineer Waynman Dixon, who found the relics, to Dr James Grant, a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, who bequeathed it to the university after his death in 1895. His daughter donated the "five-inch [12.7-centimetre] piece of cedar" 51 y...


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