Skip to comments.Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images
Posted on 05/25/2011 9:36:00 AM PDT by bigbob
Seventeen lost pyramids are among the buildings identified in a new satellite survey of Egypt.
More than 1,000 tombs and 3,000 ancient settlements were also revealed by looking at infra-red images which show up underground buildings.
Initial excavations have already confirmed some of the findings, including two suspected pyramids.
The work has been pioneered at the University of Alabama at Birmingham by US Egyptologist Dr Sarah Parcak. satellite image of pyramid An infra-red satellite image shows a buried pyramid, located in the centre of the highlight box.
She says she was amazed at how much she and her team has found.
"We were very intensely doing this research for over a year. I could see the data as it was emerging, but for me the "Aha!" moment was when I could step back and look at everything that we'd found and I couldn't believe we could locate so many sites all over Egypt.
"To excavate a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist," she said.
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Modern technology continues to force ancient Egypt to disclose her secrets.
All of which will be first looted, then destroyed by the moslem animals now infesting Egpt
That IS cool....
So is it a real pyramid or just the foundation of one, I wonder?
Can they do this to find more Troys?
They can also use it to spot Iran’s underground nuke facilities. Not too shabby.
Grave robbers see a big jackpot ahead.
“All of which will be first looted, then destroyed by the moslem animals now infesting Egpt”
well that didn’t take long. i agree.
...”To loot a pyramid is the dream of every archaeologist,” ...
Corrected the text
To vaporize a pyramid is the dream of every general defending his homeland against an invasion by Egypt.
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The infrared image on the right reveals the ancient city streets of Tanis near modern-day San El Hagar
Sharp; very acute of you.
I thought it looked really familiar...
Now I want to watch that again. :’)
Glad to be appreciated in my own time.
With a pyramid, there are four sides to every storey.
...and none of them baseless.
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