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Re: Mummy fact

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From: Maggie White (mwhiteaz_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Oct 10 2000 - 22:07:02 PDT


Teri Mason wrote:
>
> I though this was interesting. Thought I'd share!
> teri
>
> What Egyptian tombs were discovered by a donkey?
>
> In 1996, at a remote Egyptian oasis called Bahariya, a man was
> crossing the desert on his donkey when the animal stumbled. Its foot
> had fallen through the sand, revealing a hole into a previously
> unknown Egyptian tomb. <snip>

The October '99 National Geographic has a really interesting article on
this find.

Maggie