Photo: "Lost" Pyramid Found Buried in Egypt



The long-lost foundations of an ancient Egyptian pyramid (pictured) have been found at the royal burial grounds of Saqqara, archaeologists announced on June 5, 2008. Hidden by sand for generations, the newly excavated structure may hold the tomb of a pharaoh, Menkauhor, who ruled more than 4,000 years ago.

The discovery of a ceremonial avenue called the Way of the Sphinxes was also announced.

Photograph by Mohamed Megahed/Supreme Council on Antiquities


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