April 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;4/7/2006, Vol. 84 Issue 22, p6
Discusses the findings of archaeologist Otto J. Schaden and his team in an Egyptian tomb they uncovered previously. Number of mummies they found in the tomb; Remarks of Edwin Brock, one of the team project leaders, regarding the tomb; Description of a sarcophagus they found in the tomb.


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