Science: Diggers, May 26, 1947

The pick & shovel corps of Science toils far afield, probing the earth for traces of vanished animals, men and civilizations. Recent doings of the diggers:

Snefru Pyramid. In inexhaustible Egypt, a young architect named Abd Es Salam Hussein was poking into archeology with an architect's eye. Abd Es Salam was examining the 'blunted pyramid" of Danshur, 20 miles south of Cairo. Why did it look as if its top had been sat on? Most archeologists had thought that it was a primitive pyramid, built by Honi, last Pharaoh of the Third Dynasty, before the...

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