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A California-based travel Web site picked structures in Mexico, Italy, France, Germany and the United States as the Top Five Pyramids Not in Egypt.
British history and science writer Andrew Collins claims to have found the lost underworld of the pharaohs -- a vast system of caves, chambers and tunnels that had been hidden in the limestone bedrock beneath the pyramid field at Giza.
LAS VEGAS, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MGM MIRAGE (NYSE: MGM) and New Giza for Real Estate Development - an Egyptian company building a luxury, mixed-use community near the base of the famous pyramids - today announced plans to develop the MGM Grand New Giza.
Vividly painted wooden coffins housing an anthology of pharaonic-era mummies were uncovered near the Lahun pyramid in Egypt, the director of the excavation said on Sunday.
The culture ministry said on Tuesday, that maintenance workers at Egypt's Giza Pyramids have found an ancient quartzite statue of a seated man buried close to the surface of the desert.
The Egyptian government released a statement on Monday saying archaeologists there have found about 30 mummies and at least one unopened sarcophagus in a burial chamber about 4,300 years old.
Archaeologists reported on Monday the discovery of two ancient tombs at Saqqara belonging to ancient Egyptian court officials.
Archaeologists unearthed three ancient statues, engraved with a hard to understand sub-Saharan language, believed to honor the god Amun.
Egypt's antiquities chief announced Tuesday the discovery of a pyramid buried in the desert and thought to belong to the mother of a pharaoh who ruled more than 4,000 years ago.
A cave buried beneath a Mexican pyramid has recently been re-opened by archeologists. The cavern, which has been sealed since its discovery in the 1970s, may hold clues to the mysterious collapse of one of ancient civilizationâ€™s largest cities.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).