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Dez. 13, 2014, 4:07pm

Leiden Egyptologist said to have unraveled the mystery of missing army of Cambyses

Dez. 13, 2014, 9:38pm

We waited a long time, but it was worth it! Thanks Matt --

Dez. 17, 2014, 2:50am

Thanks for the elucidation of this passage in Herodotus. BTW the reference on the linked page to "See also : About the excavations in Amheida (in Dutch)" leads to a short discussion actually in English, by NYU.

Kaper's account is more plausible than the sandstorm story, but I would like to know how he reached his conclusion. Do you know if he has published a paper on this? I can't find a reference to one, or to the proceedings of the conference mentioned in the link.

Dez. 17, 2014, 6:41am

Yeah, I'm curious about that too. The proceedings have probably not been published yet, unfortunately.