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Robot to penetrate Cheops pyramid

Posted on Saturday, 2 December, 2006 | Comment icon 3 comments

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"Submitted by Waspie Dwarf: A robot archaeologist is to be sent deep inside Egypt's largest pyramid in a bid to solve secrets revealed by a first foray more than four years ago, antiquities supremo Zahi Hawass said."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by aquatus1 on 2 December, 2006, 12:48
I've always wondered what the reaction would be from the alien or ancient civilization enthusiasts on finding Khufu's body in the pyramid.
Comment icon #2 Posted by Waspie_Dwarf on 2 December, 2006, 12:58
I've always wondered what the reaction would be from the alien or ancient civilization enthusiasts on finding Khufu's body in the pyramid. They will just claim it is a fake placed there as a part of a conspiracy.
Comment icon #3 Posted by aquatus1 on 2 December, 2006, 15:35
Through the robot's drilled hole! Just like making a ship in a bottle!

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