Monday, January 31, 2011

Damage reported at Giza Pyramids, Looters turned back at Karnak

Dr. Scott had both good and bad news. The bad news is that there is antiquities damage at the Giza Pyramids. Mark Lehner and his team are currently working there.

“I’ve heard that the team lost some equipment and that there was some damage to the antiquities but I do not know the extent of that at this point,” he said. He also does not know exactly what was damaged. The Egyptian army is now guarding the pyramids and access has been restricted.

Click here to read this article from History of the Ancient World