Egypt says the village found in the Nile Delta is older than pharaohs

This undated photo from the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities shows one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta. The remains date from before the pharaohs in Tell el-Samara, about 140 kilometers north of Cairo, Egypt. The chief archaeologist Frederic Gio says his team had already 5,000 BC. Silos of animal bones and food found, suggesting human habitation (Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities via AP).

Egypt said on Sunday that archaeologists have discovered one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta. The remains date from before the Pharaohs.

The ancient ministry said the Neolithic site was discovered at Tell el-Samara, about 140 kilometers north of Cairo. Chief archaeologist Frederic Gio said his team had already known as 5,000 BC. Silos with animal bones and food found, which indicates a human settlement

That would take about 2,500 years for the Giza Pyramids to be built.

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