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2010-01-06 06:55:00

Archaeologists hope to learn more about Egypt's middle class from two 2,500 year old tombs dug up near Cairo.

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2009-04-27 06:10:00

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.

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2009-02-26 11:35:55

The Egyptian government announced on Thursday that Japanese archaeologists working in Egypt have found four wooden sarcophaguses and associated grave goods that could date back 3,300 years.

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2009-02-09 13:10:00

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.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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