A massive black coffin was accidentally discovered in Alexandria earlier this month, sparking a great deal of controversy and some outrageous claims from Egyptian officials following the unveiling of its contents. These claims have gathered all kinds of reactions from the Egyptian public some of which are hilarious to say the least.
Here’s how it happened.
Alexander the great dies
Alexander died in 323 BC in Babylon, in what is now Iraq, but his remains were later moved to an unknown location in Alexandria.
2000 years later…
Mysterious Tomb Found
the media outbreaks with different theories about the contents of the massive tomb and rumours about the tomb belonging to Alexander the great start going around.
Ministry of antiques dismisses the theories
Egypt’s antiquities ministry dismisses any chance of finding Alexander’s remains inside the 2,000-year-old sarcophagus in a press release.
The tomb is opened
The tomb is opened as Egyptians hold their breath fearful of a thousand years curse unleashing at the opening of the tomb.
Contents of Tomb are unveiled
To our great disappointment the tomb turns out to contain mummified family, and some sewage from a leak in a nearby building. The exact location of Alexander the great’s tomb remains a mystery.
Government issues outrageous statement
Government officials issue statement “Skulls bear characteristics of bravery and chivalry that can only exist in a warrior.”
How Egyptians reacted to the incident
This is not a henna this is the antiques committee
— mohamed omar (@mohamed43110396) July 19, 2018
— Ayman Azmy (@AymanAzmy6) July 20, 2018
No curse! Want some sewage water?
— MaيuYa™ 🏹 (@Sweetmayouya) July 19, 2018
Imagination gone wild
لحظِة تخيُل : ماذا لو كان غطاء التابوت ليس الا خدعة ويكون في الاصل باب يدخلك الى سرداب سفلي بعمق ١٠ متر تصل منه الى اهم واشهر مقبرة في التاريخ وهي مقبرة الإسكندر الأكبر بكل كنوزها 😉 pic.twitter.com/gvE2YHKfQY
— Ramy AlSawy (@ramyalsawy7) July 19, 2018
Disappointment in the air!
Alexander is a Croatia fan
الإسكندر شكله كدة بيشجع كرواتيا 😂😂 pic.twitter.com/OX3MPtNXZm
— عمرو نصوحي ❤️🐺💛 (@Nsoo7y) July 19, 2018
Another priceless reaction to the sewage!
لما تبقى مستني الاسكندر وتفتح تلاقي خرى pic.twitter.com/WgivbQG19L
— اسلام صالحين (@EslamSalheen) July 19, 2018
Outrage over warrior claims!
معروف فى طب شرعي إن الرجولة والشهامة بتتعرف من الجمجمة , والطيبة والأخلاق من عضمة الزند , والكرم من عضمة الفخد ,,, pic.twitter.com/8mXbZ8KUT5
— اسلام صالحين (@EslamSalheen) July 20, 2018
Please, Make them stop!
— Ta3'rid (@taghridomar94) July 20, 2018
Zamalek is coming!
— 💯حمے✍๋͜͡ـٱدة௸ُ๋͜ـے💯 (@Scaalingup) July 19, 2018