Monday, November 9, 2009

Lost Army of Cambyses Described by Herodotus Found?

An interesting story about the lost army of Cambyses that I picked up from my friend "Mithradates" on facebook:

Vanished Persian Army Said Found in Egyptian Desert

The remains of a mighty Persian army said to have drowned in the sands of the western Egyptian desert 2,500 years ago might have been finally located, solving one of archaeology's biggest outstanding mysteries, according to Italian researchers.

Read the rest of the story at Discovery News.



Shame these stories aren't on the news at least once a day.