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Ancient tomb of unknown Egyptian pharaoh ‘Senebkay’ found in Abydos

US archaeologists have uncovered the tomb in southern Egypt of a previously unknown pharaoh who ruled 3,700 years ago, antiquities officials said on Wednesday. The discovery by a team from the University of Pennsylvania provides new evidence that at least part of Egypt may have escaped the rule of the…

Ancient quartzite sarcophagus in Egypt belonged to pharaoh Sobekhotep I

A US team in Egypt has identified the tomb of pharaoh Sobekhotep I, believed to be the founder of the 13th dynasty 3,800 years ago, the antiquities minister said Monday. The team from the University of Pennsylvania had discovered the quartzite sarcophagus of Sobekhotep I, which weighed about 60 tonnes,…

Colleges sue impoverished recent grads over unpaid Perkins loans

Three of the highest-profile colleges in America are suing students over unpaid student loans, according to a Tuesday report in Bloomberg News. Yale University, George Washington University and the University of Pennsylvania have all filed lawsuits recently over loans to students that have fallen into default. The lawsuits all focus…

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