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Egypt – 2,000-year-old Pet Cemetery

Dogs, monkeys, cats: 2,000-year-old pet cemetery uncovered in Egypt By Tracy Watson – Special for USA Today Dec. 2, 2016 In Egypt’s ancient town of Berenike, archeologists discovered a nearly 2000-year-old pet cemetery with dogs, cats and monkeys. Elizabeth Keatinge … Continue reading

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CAIRO – LIVING AMONG THE DEAD

The incessantly honking cars on Cairo’s street don’t slow down or stop their horns to pay their respect when passing El Arafa –  The City of the Dead. I was astounded to see a graveyard (4 miles long) be part of  this vibrant metropolis … Continue reading

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ROYAL MUMMIES – DISCOVERY OF 60 MUMMIES IN EGYPT’S VALEY OF THE KINGS

Nevine El-Aref, Monday 28 Apr 2014 Swiss archaeological mission finds cache of 18th dynasty royal mummies on Luxor’s West Bank A cache of royal mummies has been unearthed inside a rock-hewn tomb in the Valley of the Kings on Luxor’s … Continue reading

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