Egypt: New Find Shows Slaves Didn’t Build Pyramids

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CAIRO—Egypt displayed on Monday newly discovered tombs more than 4,000 years old and said they belonged to people who worked on the Great Pyramids of Giza, presenting the discovery as more evidence that slaves did not build the ancient monuments.

via Egypt: New Find Shows Slaves Didn’t Build Pyramids – US News and World Report.

Well, this is a surprise to me, not that I follow Egyptology too closely, but I always assumed that the movie portrayals of slaves building the pyramids was true.

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