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

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More than 800 Egyptian tombs have been mapped for the first time in an ancient necropolis. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe #NationalGeographic #AncientEgypt #Tombs 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 https://youtu.be/twWyB3GZRKU National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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National Geographic (1 month ago)
These recently mapped tombs date back roughly 4,000 years to the Middle Kingdom period. To learn more, you can read on here: https://on.natgeo.com/2p1FKAU
Àma Walker (1 month ago)
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Sri Ram (1 month ago)
Dear NG, Here in India especially in south of Tamilnadu an ancient civilization has been discovered at place Kezhadi (near Madurai). This Kezhadi might be ancient Madurai (Pre historic Madurai) where sangam (Court of Tamil) has been conducted. I would request you people to bring to the world. Hopefully, Sriram.M
Non Ofyourbuisness (1 month ago)
Looted by their government no doubt
أَحْمَد (1 month ago)
These are Sai'idi people in the video.
The MX Guru (1 month ago)
Think of how many there are that they won’t let us map
T N (1 month ago)
Please tell them to stop digging up those stuff and leave the dead alone
mykl vtv (1 month ago)
2 ads for a 1:19 video?
Syafiq Razip (1 month ago)
Grave robbers are a double-edged sword. Without them, early medical practitioners would've trouble finding progress. But with them well, you know it already.
Sudip Limbu (1 month ago)
What the Hackkkkk
Alexandria School of Science (1 month ago)
Trinity? Lara?
Frost Knives (1 month ago)
It makes king tuts tomb found in tact that much more special when all these looted tombs are found.
Serenre (1 month ago)
Too bad they were looted
Memphis Blues (1 month ago)
Raiders of the Lost Ark.
Genie (1 month ago)
Go to British museum for finding the loot.
WaitingToFade (1 month ago)
It's difficult to believe that in this day and age, there are ancient sites that hadn't been documented and mapped until very recently.
・ ́ω・m (1 month ago)
how old are the tombs
Luiza H. C. Braga (1 month ago)
How wonderful!!! I find archeology one of the most interesting jobs. It must be exciting to be the first to see these things, after being dozens of years buried.
Avetor UAC (1 month ago)
VERY OLD 2018x2
Yörük Kızı Laz Oğli (1 month ago)
Runner357 (1 month ago)
The mummy
Mona Taylor (1 month ago)
Discovered by Lidar, a huge windstorm, kids just digging holes? Cmon, fill us in!
Bok (1 month ago)
The advantages of having an ancient civilization living in a desert is that the desert is always changing. Sand moves around covering up and perserving things for centuries.
Kerry Li (1 month ago)
This is just one of the findings, I’m sure there would be more tombs yet to be uncovered since Egypt is one of the world’s oldest countries!!!
Brandon Robison (1 month ago)
Gotta love grave robbers, some of the most weak minded people, cant just leave them in peace.
PussPuss McKitten (1 month ago)
The internet is a lot like ancient Egypt. People write on walls and worship cats
Marcus Nez (1 month ago)
Jon H (1 month ago)
Great! Now all they have to do is not riot like a bunch of sand monkeys and destroy their countries history. Egypt once used to be great. But dear god how the mighty have fallen.
UkSapyy (1 month ago)
+Thinking Emoji Egypt owed Europe loans at the start and the British went to collect. They then had occupation of the suez canal which was a great asset. Everything happens for a reason, the British had international surrport untill the suez war. Egypt self destructed.
Malak Khairy (1 month ago)
You do realize that they are rioting because people like you decided to dig their noses where they don’t belong , don’t you ?
Thinking Emoji (1 month ago)
This was because of British colonisation. They wrecked the entire continent.
The Cosmic Yordle (1 month ago)
Ding ding ding racist alert
Vegas Cycling Freak (1 month ago)
Amazing... I wonder what else is yet to be discovered under the sands of time
National Geographic (1 month ago)
It's fascinating to think about the things that are just waiting to be discovered. If you'd like to learn more about these tombs, you can read on here: https://on.natgeo.com/2p1FKAU
Anna-Maree Castillo (1 month ago)
With as many years as humans have occupied this 🌍, I can guarantee wherever you may be, someone is buried beneath you. 😉
salty fishy (1 month ago)
Yeah im pretty sure of this!
Kingcothern (1 month ago)
Yeah considering just about all top layers of the Earth are rotted materials of living organisms
tommyloika (1 month ago)
All cursed
BADD1ONE (1 month ago)
Desecrate thier burial sites.
Jujhar Singh (1 month ago)
Pyramids are. Very mysterious
National Geographic (1 month ago)
Egypt is full of mysteries! If you'd like to learn more about these tombs, you can read on here: https://on.natgeo.com/2p1FKAU
luis fernando Barillas (1 month ago)
What is in español?
Random Rocha (1 month ago)
Azliana Lyana (1 month ago)
Great findings! Too bad looters took most of the artifacts before they discovered it. Still, hope we can learn more about the Middle Kingdom from these findings. Thanks for sharing National Geographic.
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cmon yeba (1 month ago)
Is Egypt a nice place to visit?
أَحْمَد (1 month ago)
Ignore these comment it is full of ignorant people who think we are bad because were Muslim and onpy care about things like pyramids and pharaohs.
Carlton (1 month ago)
If ur a women watch out cos the men behave like animals. Other than that, if u don't care about islamic brutalities its fine.
Kingcothern (1 month ago)
It's war torn just about like all of Africa. But it's still an amazing place to see in person..
Genie (1 month ago)
It was and now it's just flooded by Islam.
The Cosmic Yordle (1 month ago)
+Lolwatchthis No
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We walk normally.
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