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Mysteries Of The World: Have Two Lost Egyptian Pyramids Been Found?
2012-08-14 11:52:08

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google Earth has been the go-to program for all your satellite imagery adventures since its inception in 2001. And a recent survey using the popular world-mapping tool has potentially uncovered two lost treasures from ancient Egypt. The possible hand-structured peaks were discovered by Angela Micol, a satellite archaeology researcher with Google Earth Anomalies, who believes they could be previously undiscovered pyramids hiding in...

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2007-02-20 09:00:00

By ANNA JOHNSON SAQQARA, Egypt - Archeologists unveiled Tuesday the tombs of a Pharaonic butler and scribe that had been buried in the sand for more than 3,000 years. The tombs, along with the painted coffins of a priest and his girlfriend, were discovered early this year at Saqqara near the famous Step Pyramid of King Djoser - the oldest of Egypt's more than 90 pyramids. "The sands of Saqqara reveal lots of secrets," said Egypt's antiquities chief, Zahi Hawass, as he showed reporters...