More Than 800 Ancient Egyptian Tombs Mapped for First Time | National Geographic

  • Published 1 week ago
  • More than 800 Egyptian tombs have been mapped for the first time in an ancient necropolis.
    ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe

    About National Geographic:
    National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible.

    Get More National Geographic:
    Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite
    Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo
    Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter
    Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta

    Located near the village of Lisht in northern Egypt, the tombs were long hidden under feet of sand. They date back more than 4,000 years to the Middle Kingdom period. Most of the tombs were already looted by the time researchers explored them. But remaining artifacts and the tombs themselves offer insight into the lives of Middle Kingdom Egyptians.

    Read more: "More Than 800 Egyptian Tombs Revealed in Ancient Burial Ground"
    https://on.natgeo.com/2p1FKAU

    More Than 800 Ancient Egyptian Tombs Mapped for First Time | National Geographic
    http://day-clip.com/watch/twWyB3GZRKU

    National Geographic
    https://www.youtube.com/natgeo