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Archaeologist's Detailed Firsthand Report About Saqqara Looting

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

Contradicting the claims of Egyptian antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, a member of a French archaeological expedition reports that the ancient burial ground of Saqqara has been vandalized by would-be robbers.

4,300-Year-Old Tombs Unveiled In Egypt

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

(AP) SAQQARA, Egypt -- Egyptian archaeologists on Thursday unveiled a newly-unearthed double tomb with vivid wall paintings in the ancient necropolis ...

Egypt: Ancient Tomb Discovered In Saqqara

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — Archaeologists say they have discovered a more than 3,200-year-old tomb in the ancient Egyptian necropolis of Saqqara. Egypt's Supreme ...

Egypt: Mummies Found In Newly Discovered Tomb

AP | MAGGIE MICHAEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAIRO — A storeroom housing about two dozen ancient Egyptian mummies has been unearthed inside a 2,600-year-old tomb during the latest round of ...

4,300-Year-Old Pyramid Discovered In Egypt

AP | KATARINA KRATOVAC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

SAQQARA, Egypt — Archaeologists have discovered a new pyramid under the sands of Saqqara, an ancient burial site that has yielded a string of un...