The Tourism Police and Western Antiquities Protection Agency announced the discovery of an ancient tomb at a private farm in the city of Al-Ajeilat, according to a statement published by Ministry of Interior.
The statement stated that authorities received a report from a citizen about his suspicion of the presence of a tomb on his farm.
Investigations were immediately initiated in coordination with the Sabratha Antiquities Monitor, with a team moving to the site accompanied by two antiquities experts, to uncover the site and determine the type of antiquities and the historical era they belong to.
The statement added that the initial discovery showed the presence of evidence of an archaeological tomb, as well as the remains of an ancient pottery jar and an ancient coin. Samples were taken for study by the experts, ahead of issuing a final report.