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Sinkhole in Alexandria gives hope for archaeologists to find Alexander the Great’s tomb | Egypt Independent

A sinkhole near the Waterfalls Garden in Alexandra’s Azarita district, where the Greek archaeological mission is excavating, gives archaeologists hope in finding the tomb of Alexander the Great. On Monday morning, the sinkhole caused the ground to...

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, November 28, 2013 3:18 PM

Yet another idea about where Alexander's tomb might be.

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Ancient City's Strip Mall Unearthed in Greece

Ancient City's Strip Mall Unearthed in Greece | historian: science and earth | Scoop.it
Along the scenic coast of the northern Aegean Sea, archaeologists have uncovered a Greek portico, which, 2,500 years ago, would have been a bustling public space, something like an ancient strip mall.

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5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria

5,300-Year-Old Mummy Has 19 Living Relatives In Austria | historian: science and earth | Scoop.it
New DNA tests performed on a 5,300-year-old mummy reveal that Ötzi the iceman has 19 living male descendents in Austria.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, October 15, 2013 4:06 PM

It's not Egypt, but interesting for mummy studies.

Aladin Fazel's curator insight, October 18, 2013 11:33 AM

interesting!!