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HBO: VICE | Egyptian Tomb Raiders Debrief

Gianna Toboni visited Egypt where looters have ransacked the country’s antiquities.  

Josef Wegner: The Discovery of Pharaoh Senebkay – Shedding Light on a Lost Egyptian Kingdom

Archaeologists working at the southern Egyptian site of Abydos have discovered the tomb of a previously unknown pharaoh: Woseribre Senebkay—and the first material proof of a forgotten Abydos Dynasty, ca. 1650–1600 BCE. Working in cooperation with Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, a team from the Penn Museum, University of Pennsylvania, discovered king Senebkay’s tomb close …

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