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What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt’s lost queens?

On 2nd February 1925, the photographer from the Harvard-Boston archaeological expedition was setting up his camera tripod on the rocky plateau of Giza close to the base of the Great Pyramid. Having some degree of difficulty in his attempt to get the legs on an equal footing, he dislodged what he assumed was a small piece of limestone, but which closer inspection revealed to be a fragment of plaster, the kind of plaster traditionally used in ancient times to seal up the entrance of a tomb.

read more What happened to the missing mummies of Egypt’s lost queens? – Telegraph.

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This entry was posted on September 4, 2014 by in Archaeology.

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