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Timbers from solar boat found on Giza Plateau

More timbers from Pharaoh Khufu's second solar boat have been found on the Giza Plateau. The beams were in poor condition and the team had carried out preliminary restoration work in situ before transporting them to the Grand Egyptian Museum where they would be comprehensively restored before being exhibited, Zidan said. Khufu’s

Khufu’s solar boat removed from tomb

A solar boat designed to carry King Khufu to the afterlife has been removed from its limestone tomb. In 2008, the Japanese team from Waseda University led by archaeologist Sakuji Yoshimura inserted a tiny camera through a hole in the chamber’s limestone ceiling to transmit video images of the boat onto

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