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Egypt's Forgotten Treasures



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Photograph by Kenneth Garrett

Stone servants—a butcher, baker, miller, and beermaker —meant to do their work magically in the hereafter were laid in a tomb chamber along with a statue of the deceased and his wife. "Overseer of six boats, well known to the king," say hieroglyphs on the base of the double statue describing the dead man. Excavated in 1962 from a noblemen's cemetery at Giza, this whole group was locked in a storeroom there until being rescued last summer by the exhibit curators.


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Camera: Nikon F5
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Lens: 28-70 zoom Nikkor
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