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Ancient bronze coffin discovered in Ibb province
[14/January/2008]

SANA'A, Jan. 14 (Saba) - The excavation operations at al-Asibia area of Ibb province have revealed a stone grave and bronze coffin in a marble-walled room dating back to the Sheba era.

The discoveries were found out last Wednesday at Jabal Esam eastern of Raidan Fort which is considered as an extension to Dhafar city the capital of Sheba and Dhu Raidan Ancient Kingdom, director general of the antiques office at Ibb province Khalid al-Ansi was quoted as saying.

The characteristics of the coffin indicate to a royal one belongs to a king from the Sheba kingdom, al-Ansi said, noting that it is one of the most important discoveries in the Arab Peninsula.

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