4,300-Year-Old Pyramid Found

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    Dec. 22: An Egyptian labor works in the excavations in the Saqqara burial site of the rulers of ancient Memphis, about 12 miles, 19 kilometers south of Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's top archaeologist says two pharaonic tombs discovered this year at Saqqara indicate the sprawling necropolis south of Cairo is even larger than previously thought.

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    Dec. 22: A laborer next to the entrance of one of the newly discovered tombs at Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt.

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    Dec. 22: The entrance of another newly discovered tomb at Saqqara, south of Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Archaeology workers carry rocks away at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen at center, in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Archaeology workers carry rocks away at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen at left, in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: An archaeology worker cleans hieroglyphic details on a white limestone casing at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, center-right, walks around the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen at center, in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Archaeology workers dig at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen at center, in Saqqara near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Egypt's antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, above-left, looks down as archaeology workers dig at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen center-left, in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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    Nov. 11: Archaeology workers dig at the site of a newly-discovered pyramid, the base of which is seen center-left, in Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt.

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