2,000-year-old ancient Egyptian cemetery containing dozens of pets unearthed in Berenike

2,000-year-old ancient Egyptian cemetery containing dozens of pets ...

A team of archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old pet cemetery holding the remains of dogs, monkeys and scores of cats at the site of Berenike, an Egyptian town on the Red Sea that thrived 2,000 years ago.Pet Burials UnearthedThe archaeologists made the finding while excavating a nearby ancient military port town in an area known as the "Early Roman trash dump.” As they noted, the careful way in which the animals were lovingly buried and positioned shows that this was an ...
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Gareth Morgan should know about this, being a petophile from way back.

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