Tuesday, 24 August 2010

Ancient Egyptian treasure in Scotland?

Tales of Scotland's ties to ancient Egypt date back to the 15th century, but many regard them as a bit of nonsense. According to the legend, King Tutankhamen's half-sister, Princess Scota, fell out with her family and fled to Ireland and then Scotland, thereby giving the country its name.

Now 'spoon-bender' Uri Geller has bought the uninhabited, 100 yard-by-50 yard Lamb Island. Buried inside, he says, is an Egyptian treasure including relics supposedly brought there by a pharaoh's daughter some 3,500 years ago.

Read more: The Wall Street Journal

1 comment:

  1. Anybody interested in learning more about the Princess Scota legend might be interested in reading 'Kingdom of the Ark: The Startling Story of How the Ancient British Race is Descended from the Pharaohs' by
    Lorraine Evans published in the UK in 2000. It is available in the US.

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