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South Korean flag symbol added to images of ancient Egyptian artwork

Published on 25/05/2022 at 04:33

Two images have been shared repeatedly in Korean-language social media posts that claim they show part of the South Korean flag discovered in ancient Egyptian artwork. The images, however, have been doctored from artefacts and replicas of ancient Egyptian scrolls. Experts on ancient Egyptian art told AFP that no iconography resembling the South Korean flag had been recorded in surviving art from ancient Egypt.