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Friday, 27 August 2010
"Lost city" of Umm Mawagir: the two decade search
Last week, a team of Yale archeologists headed by Professor of Egyptology John Coleman Darnell announced they had discovered the “lost city” of Umm Mawagir. The find, which is being touted as a key to understanding the Theban dynasty, was nearly two decades and many long hikes in the making. And it was one that came from following a path that hasn’t been well-beaten in 3,000 years.