Nowadays, When You Think About Something

THIS cool

Thieves lead to discovery of Egypt tombs
Curse protected 4,200 year old graves of royal dentists

…The thieves launched their own dig one summer night two months ago but were apprehended, Zahi Hawass, chief of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities, told reporters.
That led archaeologists to the three tombs, one of which included an inscription warning that anyone who violated the sanctity of the grave would be eaten by a crocodile and a snake, Hawass said.
A towering, painted profile of the chief dentist stares down at passers-by from the wall opposite the inscription.

…one also has to think of the Taliban and if fundamentalist Islam had Egypt by the throat.
They would be setting the charges the second the tomb door was found, if they’d allowed anyone to go looking at all.

One Response to “Nowadays, When You Think About Something”

  1. Mr. Bingley says:

    I had the same thought last night, as we were watching “Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade.” I wondered how long that temple in Jordan will survive…

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