A host of treasure hunters in Minya Governorate succeeded in exploring an archeological city in Minya، about 180 km south to Cairo.
The new discovery relates to the Roman era in Egypt.
It is worth to mention that Public Security Sector at the Ministry of Interior in cooperation with Minya Security Directorate and General Department of Police of Tourism and Antiquities have nabbed a criminal ring of treasure hunters.
Officers spot a store containing hundreds of artifacts pieces.
The gang head is a civil engineer، 51 years.
They have dug at a village named Sheppa Al Sharqy in Minya.
Police raided the archeological site.
They found tools of digging.
Officers also found a whole church containing numerous tombs that extending to two kilometers.