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World's oldest harbor found in Egypt

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A vast harbor complex thought to be 4,500 years old has been unearthed on the shores on the Red Sea.

"This diary provides for the first time an insight on this matter," Tallet said. Other papyri describe the bureaucracy created by Pharaoh Khufu (sometimes called Cheops) and its control over the food - mostly bread and beer - distributed to port workers.

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"He mainly reported about his many trips to the Tura limestone quarry to fetch block for the building of the pyramid," said Egyptologist Pierre Tallet.

Well so much for ET building the Pyramids.

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Fascinating!

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I love this stuff!

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Me, too. Having the documentation to back up the discovery is totally amazing.

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Egypt is a frickin treasure trove of ancient historY! Can you DIG iT? Yes we caaN!

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The zero interest in this deafening. :/

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Built about 500 years after the "Iceman" died on the alps. And about 1000 years before the first 2 tonne blocks were hewn with copper axes (and they also cut granite) with copper axes. HMMMMM how long would that take, hitting granite with copper ?

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Must maintain the 'accepted' theology timeline. As was done with all the middle east. :whistle:

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