Scientists using a robot built by a Boston firm have discovered yet another door deep inside the Great Pyramid, Egypt's head archaeologist said Monday.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Robot explores second shaft, discovers matching door
Robot explores second shaft, discovers matching door
Robot explores second shaft, discovers matching door

CAIRO, Egypt - Scientists using a robot built by a Boston firm have discovered yet another door deep inside the Great Pyramid, Egypt's head archaeologist said Monday.

Friday's discovery followed the robotic revelation on live, international television Sept. 17 of a chamber behind a similar stone door in another shaft in the pyramid the pharaoh Khufu built more than 4,000 years ago.

CAIRO, Egypt - Scientists using a robot built by a Boston firm have discovered yet another door deep inside the Great Pyramid, Egypt's head archaeologist said Monday.

Friday's discovery followed the robotic revelation on live, international television Sept. 17 of a chamber behind a similar stone door in another shaft in the pyramid the pharaoh Khufu built more than 4,000 years ago.

"This find in the northern shaft, coupled with last week's discovery ... in the southern shaft, represents the first major new information about the Great Pyramid in more than a century," Zahi Hawass, director of Egypt's Supreme Council of Antiquities and supervisor of the pyramid exploration project, said Monday.

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