Buried Treasure

September 2008
Weekly Reader News - Senior;9/5/2008, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p2
The article reports on the preparations by archaeologists in Egypt to dig up a 4,500-year-old vessel buried in an underground room next to the Great Pyramid by Fall of 2008. Accordingly, the archaeological finding will be the second found near the Great Pyramid, the first boat dug up in 1954. It notes that finding will help scientists determine the boats' purpose, which experts speculates were used to transport the body of the pharaoh Khufu.


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