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26/05/1954 Khufu's Boat is discovered

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Discover Ancient Egypt - Pharaoh Khufu's Boat

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Secrets of Ancient Egyptian Ships (Ancient Egypt History Documentary)

Coptic-Egyptian archaeologist Kamal el-Mallakh discovered a boat sealed into a pit at the foot of the Great Pyramid in the Giza pyramid complex. The boat was buried around 2500 BC. It was a part of the extensive grave goods for pharaoh Khufu (King Cheops). They were intended for use in the afterlife.
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