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Egyptian archaeologists, who have been excavating an ancient secret tunnel for the past 3 years, believe it was meant to connect a 3,300-year-old pharaohâ€™s tomb with a secret burial site.
CAIRO (Reuters) - A chamber discovered last month in the Valley of the Kings was a room used by the ancient Egyptians for mummifying pharaohs buried in the area, rather than a tomb, Egypt's top archaeologist said on Monday.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).