Wednesday, March 08, 2006
Egypt and Archaeology
Archaeologists have made a grisly discovery in Egypt that should be of interest to those who are fascinated by the history of ancient Egypt.
Archaeologists digging in Egypt have found the largest and one of the oldest funerary complexes yet, dating from the earliest era of ancient Egypt--more than 5,000 years ago. But what makes the tombs of this necropolis particularly disturbing is that four of the seven people found in it were buried alive as human sacrifices.
It is a fascinating story. To read the news release, click here.