Introduction: The Mystery of the Notre Dame Sarcophagus is about to be solved, but what happens now?
The discovery of a new sarcophagus at the entrance of Paris’ Cathedral of Notre Dame has been met with great excitement and anticipation. The casket was found in December by archaeologists, and it contains the remains of an unknown person, who is believed to have died around AD350.
The identity of the person will be revealed after DNA testing and analysis. Once that is done, we can expect a flurry of activity as people try to find out more about their family members or ancestors who might have been buried there.
What has been found inside the sarcophagus so far?
The casket was found in Alexandria, Egypt, in July of 1878. It was made of granite and covered with a layer of plaster. The coffin is believed to contain the remains of Cleopatra VII, who ruled Egypt from 51 BC until 30 BC.
The coffin has been opened twice before – first in 1878 and then again in 1906. However, these openings have been limited to just the inside of the casket as it is too difficult to open it independently. The latest space was done by a team led by Dr. Zahi Hawass on November 8th, 2018.
The most significant discovery so far has been a mummy wrapped up in linen cloths believed to be Cleopatra’s clothes.
How Did We Get Here and How Can We Solve This Mystery?
The “mystery” that has been around for centuries is about to be solved. The sarcophagus was discovered in 1803, but nobody knows what’s inside it. It’s been speculated that the casket is from the third-century BC and contains the remains of a Roman Emperor, but that has not been confirmed yet.
There are many theories as to how we got here and how we can solve this mystery, some of which include:
– The coffin is from the third century BC and contains the remains of a Roman Emperor.
– The original owner was a god.
– It was built for the future King of France.
– It was buried for safekeeping in 1693.
– The Queen of France, Marie Antoinette, may have had it moved to Versailles from a secret location.
– The box may have been originally from the Egyptian city of Alexandria and is one of the famous “Greco-Roman” tombs.
In recent years, scientists have uncovered several amazing discoveries that have given us a glimpse into the world of ancient Rome. These discoveries have led to many new insights into Roman life and culture, including what they ate, drank, lived, and believed.