Photo: Egyptian Dentists' Tombs Found by Thieves



On the entrance to a newfound 4,200-year-old Egyptian tomb, hieroglyphic details honoring an ancient Egyptian royal dentist (depicted at left) include an eye-and-tusk symbol representing the dentistry profession (lower right).

Enterprising but unlucky thieves led an Egyptian archaeological team to three dentists' tombs, which were unveiled October 22, 2006.

Photograph by Ben Curtis/AP


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