Thursday, May 26, 2011

Egypt's lost pyramids

Some of them, at least. This is the best archaeology story of the day - 17 pyramids found using satellite infra-red survey techniques. Over 3000 settlements and 1000 tombs were also detected. This is a much needed boost to the region's tourist industry. It also clearly demonstrates that there is still a vast amount of material left to be newly uncovered, even in such a well-studied and extensively excavated country.

Read the full story here

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