Sunday, February 14, 2010

Three decades of discovery

Egypt Today (May Kaddah)

Over the last three decades, technological advancement has allowed archeologists to answer longstanding questions and refute misconceptions about missing details of Egypt’s history. From the remains of ancient rulers to Napoleon’s flagship, et takes you through some of archeology’s most significant discoveries in the last 30 years.

The discoveries described include the Giza pyramid workers' tombs, the Valley of the Golden Mummies, the search for Hatshepsut, the Theban Mapping project, KV5, the Red Monastery at Sohag, underwater archaeology in Alexandria and the restoration of Islamic Cairo.

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