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Mar 8, 2013
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Why Did We Stop Building Pyramids?
Pyramids are one of the wonders of the world. But why were they built, and why did humans STOP building them? Trace answers these questions and looks at some of the most amazing pyramids from South America to Egypt.
World's Oldest Ropes Found
Coils of nearly 4,000 year-old rope has turned up in caves on the Red Sea. Discovery News' Rossella Lorenzi digs deep to bring us a new story from ancient Egypt.
Egypt Unwraps Pharaonic Future
During the most recent Congress of Egyptologists, the Supreme Council of Antiquities revealed plans for new museums and digs in Egypt.
Ancient Lost Army Found?
Has the lost army of Cambyses II been found? The Persian army of 50,000 soldiers supposedly perished in a sandstorm in ancient Egypt 2500 years ago. Researchers have located a valley of bones they think may belong to the fabled army.
Carnarvon Castle Reveals Treasures
The man who financed the search for King Tut's tomb had his own buried treasures. And now, long-hidden artifacts from Lord Carnarvon's collection are on public display in his castle.
Ancient Wood Expert
Excavating ancient ruins can turn up strange items - such as preserved wood that's thousands of years old. Discovery News' Rossella Lorenzi sits down with an ancient wood expert in Ciaro, Eygpt to find out what it takes to be an ancient wood expert.
Mummy Hunter
Dr. Zahi Hawass, chief of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities, gives Discovery News' Rossella Lorenzi an exclusive interview.
Does archaeology really include globetrotting adventures filled with mystery, danger and romance? Jorge Ribas gets the answer from a real-life archaeologist.
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