Egypt pyramids - updates

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Scans show '90% chance' of hidden chambers in Tutankhamun tomb

Mar 17, 2016 - 8:00 PM

British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves believes Queen Nefertiti s tomb could be in a secret chamber adjoining Tutankhamun s tomb

epa05046389 An interior view of the King Tutankhamun burial chamber in the Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt, 28 November 2015. Scanning works were conducted inside King Tutankhamun's Tomb for two days. The country's Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Mamdouh Eldamaty, said at a press conference on 28 November 2015 that the preliminary results of the radar scans indicated the existence of an unknown burial chamber behind that of the Boy King's. British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves believes that the new chamber could be the last resting place of Queen Nefertiti, King Tut's mother-in-law. EPA/STR

Experts in new bid to unravel 'secrets' of pyramids

Oct 26, 2015 - 12:41 AM

Project Scan Pyramids will be a fresh attempt to understand how the monuments were built in the first place

PYRAMIDS. A photo made available on 14 July 2013 shows the Sphinx and pyramids seen in Giza, Egypt, 13 July 2013. Photo by Mohammed Saber/EPA