Archaeologists discover ancient workshop in Egypt's Sinai
This undated photograph launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, exhibits an historical workshop to construct and restore ships, courting again to the Ptolemaic period within the nation’s Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. The Antiquities Ministry stated Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 that the excavations came about in Tel- Abu- Saifi an archaeological web site in Northern Sinai. The positioning is claimed to have been the location of the Roman fortress of Silla. (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities through AP)

Egypt says archaeologists have uncovered an historical workshop used to construct and restore ships that dates again to the Ptolemaic period (332 B.C.-30 B.C.) within the Sinai Peninsula.

The Antiquities Ministry says Tuesday that excavations came about within the Tel Abu Saifi archaeological web site in Northern Sinai. The positioning is claimed to have been the placement of the Roman fortress of Silla.

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Mostafa Waziri, secretary common of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, says the workshop consists of two dry dockyards the place ships have been constructed or repaired.

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The Greco-Roman interval in Egypt spans from its fall to Alexander the Nice within the 4th century B.C. to the Islamic conquest within the seventh century.

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Egypt hopes such discoveries will spur tourism, which suffered a serious setback through the unrest that adopted the 2011 rebellion.

Archaeologists discover ancient workshop in Egypt's Sinai
This undated photograph launched by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, exhibits an historical workshop to construct and restore ships, courting again to the Ptolemaic period within the nation’s Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. The Antiquities Ministry stated Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019 that the excavations came about in Tel- Abu- Saifi an archaeological web site in Northern Sinai. The positioning is claimed to have been the location of the Roman fortress of Silla. (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities through AP)


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