Egypt Looting - 12
Fragments of ancient texts that survived the looting of the Mallawi museum. The climate in southern Egypt allows texts written on papyri to be preserved.
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Owen Jarus is a regular contributor to Live Science who writes about archaeology and humans' past. He has also written for The Independent (UK), The Canadian Press (CP) and The Associated Press (AP), among others. Owen has a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Toronto and a journalism degree from Ryerson University.