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Basel Egyptologists Identify Tomb of Royal Children


Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

Marty
- 175 days ago - eurekalert.org
Who had the privilege to spend eternal life next to the pharaoh? Close to the royal tombs in the Egyptian Valley of the Kings, excavations by Egyptologists from the University of Basel have identified the burial place of several children as well as other



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Birgit W. (147)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 1:30 pm
Thanks.
 

Debra G. (0)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 2:17 pm
Fascinating. I had an Egyptian history prof at UCLA who taught us what the hieroglyphics on the tombs said. I still remember her German accent intonation of the lists of burial items: "A touzant of bier, und 5 touzant loafs of bret. Und dis tomb had 2 touzant of bier und 3 touzant of bret. Und dis tomb...."
 

Kathleen R. (138)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 3:02 pm
Thanks ... very interesting.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 6:43 pm
Very interesting. Thank you.
 

DSimplyAnnoying O. (191)
Wednesday April 30, 2014, 8:54 pm
Fascinating and intriguing. One sometimes wonders what life was like back then.
 

Jamie Clemons (282)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 6:13 am
Here lies the last remains of the ancient ones.
 

Marija Mohoric (43)
Thursday May 1, 2014, 12:39 pm
Very interesting, just heard on radio news.
 

Nimue Pendragon (255)
Friday May 2, 2014, 12:51 am
Like WOW! This is indeed a find of great historical significance! :)
 
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