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King Richard III To Be Honored With Burial In Raised Tomb
2013-07-29 09:46:29

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The remains of King Richard III, which were unearthed in a car park in Leicester, UK last September, and found to be hastily buried in an unmarked grave with neither shroud nor coffin, will be reburied with honor beneath a raised tomb within a specially-created area in the Leicester Cathedral. The Cathedral is planning to spend about $1.5 million US on the re-interment, which will include alterations to the building, preparations...

2010-06-25 10:00:00

BOSTON, June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- 5 Wits Boston has announced that it will be closing TOMB, its wildly successful attraction that has been a staple of Boston entertainment since opening in 2004. TOMB will remain open through Labor Day, September 6th 2010. This summer will be the last chance for guests to experience TOMB at its Fenway location and in its current form. Tickets are already selling out and with the news of its impending closure 5 Wits expects the trend to continue. TOMB is...

2008-08-01 03:00:21

In a different year, "The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor" might have squeaked by as a pedestrian but serviceable time-killer, much like the first two "Mummy" pictures (or even the spin-off "The Scorpion King"). But this has been the summer of "The Dark Knight" and "Iron Man" and "Hellboy II" and even "Wanted" and "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." This summer, even the merely tolerable has a new standard. And "Tomb" doesn't come close, even though it contains a sword...

2005-10-10 13:27:38

By Tom Perry CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt will send a robot up narrow shafts in the Great Pyramid to try to solve one of the mysteries of the 4,500-year-old pharaonic mausoleum, Egypt's top archaeologist said on Monday. Zahi Hawass told Reuters he would this week inspect a robot designed to climb the two narrow shafts which might lead to an undiscovered burial chamber in the pyramid of Cheops at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Hawass said the shafts and stone panels which block them...

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