Letters, Jun. 19, 1995

SECRETS OF THE LOST TOMB

"What will archaeologists in the year A.D. 5000 uncover when all that is known about us is stored on a microscopic computer chip?" Walter C. Strickland Cerro Gordo, North Carolina

The story on the discovery of a burial place that may hold 50 sons of Egypt's powerful pharaoh Ramesses II [COVER STORY, May 29] was comprehensive and well illustrated. Whether Ramesses was "Moses' nemesis,'' however, is still widely debated, and it is misleading to accept this as fact. The problem with dating and therefore identifying the several pharaohs during the rise of the Hebrew people in...

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