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  • Seriously, did Zahi Hawass just spank Sarah Parcak?

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    Zahi Hawass has responded to yesterday’s announcement, made through the BBC, that Sarah Parcak and the University of Alabama at Birmingham has revealed thousands of new sites in Egypt, including 17 ‘lost’ pyramids.

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  • Move over, Indy! Dr. Parcak and modern technologies reveal thousands of ‘lost’ sites

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    Sarah Parcak, an Egyptologist at the University of Birmingham, has been using infra-red and satellite imagery for many years to map Egypt.  As discussed by the BBC, Dr. Parcak has also used these technologies to reveal a large number of archaeological sites, including many pyramids!

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  • Zahi Hawass announces removal of cemetery built on antiquities land during Jasmine Revolution

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    UPDATE: Zahi Hawass reports that a coordinated effort between the SCA, local police, and the Army has removed illegal constructions built atop 22 ancient sites in the Luxor West Bank. Zahi Hawass today announced on his blog the removal of a modern cemetery illegally erected …

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