Sunday, August 21, 2005

Prof finds insight into Egyptians in dead language

A short piece about Gene Cruz Uribe, a professor at the Northern Arizona University whose speciality is the translation of Demotic graffiti: "The people who left their marks in the first century at tombs dating from 1400 to 1100 B.C. were part tourist, part pilgrim, Cruz Uribe said, but they were nothing like the tourists or pilgrims of today".

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