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Egypt unveils statesmen's tombs in Saqqara necropolis

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Egypt unveiled Thursday the 3,000 year-old tombs of two senior pharaonic military leaders in the famed Saqqara necropolis, one of them decorated with well-preserved reliefs depicting the afterlife. Duration: 00:42 Video provided by AFP

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