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1 Million Mummies Unearthed from Egyptian Cemetery

A cemetery with over one million mummies has been found in Egypt by a team of archaeologists, who discovered the burial ground. While the site remains to be mystery, Kerry Muhlestein from Brigham Young University, said in a paper which he presented at the Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities Scholars Colloquium, in Toronto, “We are fairly certain we ...

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Egypt discovers 3,000-year-old tomb of Karomama, wife of Amun

The Egyptian-French archaeological mission working at the Ramesseum temple in Luxor discovered the tomb of Karomama, divine wife of ancient Egyptian god Amun, the Egyptian antiquities ministry said on Thursday. “The tomb is in the form of a five-metre deep well with a funeral chamber where the teams unearthed some 20 statues belonging to Karomama,” Xinhua quoted Youssef Khalifa, head ...

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‘Innocence of Muslims’ video triggers row again; Egypt bans YouTube for 1 month

Egypt has banned YouTube for a month, for refusing to remove “Innocence of Muslims,” a five-month-old US video clip deemed to be inimical to Islam. Google, which owns YouTube has declined to remove the “Innocence of Muslims” video which was uploaded on YouTube five months ago. Instead, access to the video was restricted in those countries where it was illegal ...

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