It has been estimated that only one-third of the Ancient Egyptian archaeological sites have been found so far, and new discoveries are being made almost daily. Many of those recent discoveries have been made on the Giza Plateau, in the shadow of the famous pyramids, and at nearby Saqqara and Abu Sir.
Monday, July 20, 2009
Mahmoud Khodier is a renowned Egyptologist and tour guide. Born in Memphis, Egypt, he holds degrees from both Al Azhar University and Cairo University. His expertise, sensitivity, sense of humor and enthusiasm for Egyptian archaeology has put him in great demand as a popular lecturer throughout Egypt and the United States.
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The tomb of an ancient Egyptian princess has been discovered south of Cairo hidden in bedrock and surrounded by a court of tombs belonging to four high officials.