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35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis

35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
Mysteriously, the pyramids were built with circles at their centers.
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This is the entire article about the recently discovered pyramids. 

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The Nubian Pyramids of Sedeinga – Biblical Archaeology Society

The Nubian Pyramids of Sedeinga – Biblical Archaeology Society | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
Archaeologists discovered 35 small and densely-packed Nubian pyramids in the Kushite necropolis at Sedeinga. The 2000-year-old structures, discovered in northern Sudan, were built during the later Meroitic Kingdom of ...
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These pyramid remains from Nubia have recently been found. 

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Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 18, 2013 10:54 PM
Ancient Nubia is an area that is studied while learning about Ancient Egypt. This article explains that Nubians also built pyramids in ancient times.
Keeta Martin Holmes's comment, July 19, 2013 6:06 PM
THese are excellent, concrete, and immediately accessible and understandable articles. I'm wondering for this one, though, if you should scoop the direct link to the page with the whole article? Instead of the link to the main page of the site (in case it changes)? Here's teh direct link: http://www.livescience.com/26903-35-ancient-pyramids-sudan.html
Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 20, 2013 6:30 PM
Good Point!! Thanks!!
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Autodesk Helps Museum Capture 3D Digital Models of Egyptian ...

Autodesk Helps Museum Capture 3D Digital Models of Egyptian ... | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
The In The Fold Autodesk blog posted this really interesting story about ReCap Photo. ReCap Photo ihelps users create high-resolution textured 3D models from photos using the power of cloud computing.
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Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 18, 2013 10:57 PM
In this article, photography is being used to show 3D images of mummies and allows viewers at a museum to see a realistic view of inside a mummy's wrapping.
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Egyptians Stopped Building Pyramids Because Of 'Thermal Movement ... - Huffington Post

Egyptians Stopped Building Pyramids Because Of 'Thermal Movement ... - Huffington Post | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
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Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 18, 2013 10:52 PM
This is a very intriguing article that sheds light as to a new theory as to why the egyptians stopped building pyramids and includes a video that summarizes the ideas.
Mary Catherine Williams's comment, July 20, 2013 5:57 PM
Great use of multi-media!
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Mummies reveal ancient stories under the microscope at OMSI exhibit - OregonLive.com

Mummies reveal ancient stories under the microscope at OMSI exhibit - OregonLive.com | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
Mummies reveal ancient stories under the microscope at OMSI exhibit OregonLive.com "Surprisingly for people who are dead," said Heather Gill-Frerking, director of science and education for the exhibit, mummies "really can provide a huge amount of...
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Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 18, 2013 10:55 PM
This article explains how people in Oregon have been studying mummies and finding a multitude or information about them, layer by layer. This site includes images that demonstrate their findings.
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Mystery of Mummies Unwrapped in Westfield School Classroom ...

Mystery of Mummies Unwrapped in Westfield School Classroom ... | Ancient Egypt | Scoop.it
Guest speaker Dr. Michael Zimmerman – currently at Villanova University and previously affiliated with the University of Manchester in England -- visited Edison Intermediate School's...
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Natalie Jaeger's comment, July 18, 2013 10:59 PM
This is a short, but informative article about a doctor that visits a 6th grade classroom and explains some of the mysteries about mummies and what they are composed of.