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New discovery sheds light on ancient quarrying technique

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How the ramp worked. Image courtesy of Yannis Gourdon/ Institut Français d'Archéologie Orientale.

The remnant of a stone ramp used by the ancient Egyptians to hoist stone blocks from their alabaster quarries. Image courtesy of sun.co.uk



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