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Kenya: Mysterious City Market Cross Covered Again

A mysterious cross that was discovered underneath City Market by workers from the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) was covered again using cement last week.

p A mysterious cross that was discovered underneath City Market by workers from the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) was covered again using cement last week.City Market was built in the 1930s as a European-only market.However, some are asking if there could be treasure hidden underneath the cross," Joseph Otieno, a meat seller at the market, told the Nation.All they want now is for the archeologists to quickly establish the origins of the intriguing cross-shaped concrete and clear confusion surrounding it once and for all.

Through the Director General of National Museums of Kenya, Dr Mzalendo Kibunjia, the Nation has learnt that a team of archeologists was dispatched to conduct a survey and try uncover the mystery surrounding the crucifix concrete slab."What we found is that it is made of solid granite and beneath it, there is another heavy concrete layer reinforced with heavy metal," he said.

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