Thursday, October 14, 2010

Missing Pyramid Found in Egypt

PlusMissing Pyramid Found in EgyptMissing Pyramid Found in EgyptThe Associated PressEgyptian archaeologists have uncovered the 'missing pyramid' of a pharaoh and a ceremonial procession road where high priests carried mummified remains of sacred bulls, Egypt's antiquities chief said Thursday.

It's not every day that you stumble upon a missing pyramid, but that's exactly what archaeologists in Egypt have done.SOT Dr Zahi Hawass, Egyptian Supreme Council for Antiquities "We found the burial chamber and we found also the lid of a sarcophagus Only the base remains of what has been known as the "missing pyramid" or "headless pyramid" of a pharaoh.

This one was actually first discovered back in the 1800s but was covered by 25 feet of desert sands and no one had been able to find it since.SOT Hawasswe did not discover yet the entrance of the pyramid because it's located underneath this (turns and points) village. We are planning to move this village soon to another area in the valley. Officials say the pyramid dates back to around 24 hundred B-C.

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