Egyptian archaeologists have opened a mysterious 30-ton black sarcophagus to find the skeletons of what are thought to be three ancient warriors floating in red sewage water.
The world has been transfixed by the unopened 2,000-year-old sarcophagus since it was discovered in Alexandria several weeks ago, with some internet users warning Egypt not to open it for fear of unleashing an ancient curse.
Experts removed its granite cover on Thursday to find the shuffled bones of three skeletons inside.
One of the skulls appeared to have an arrow wound in it, leading the Ministry of Antiquity to conclude the bodies were likely soldiers.
“Preliminary examination of the skeletons indicates that it is…
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