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31 Mar 2000 00:00
TWO amateur French archeologists aroused the envy of their peers Thursday after finding rooms and corridors in a 4600 year-old Egyptian pyramid that give new clues to pyramid building techniques. Jean-Yves Verd’hurt, a 60-year-old real estate manager, and Gilles Dormion, 55, a draftsman in an architect’s office, said they found rooms with stepped walls inside Maydum pyramid, 80km south of Cairo.
The pair used a surgical-type endoscope, a flexible tube with a camera on the end, to penetrate the walls of the pyramid.
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