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Ancient Egypt Was Built From Here
Join Dr. Maria Nilsson and John R. Ward archaeologists, founders of the “Friends of Silsila“, & hosts of “Egypt’s Treasure Guardians” on National Geographic, who have spent years researching and excavating ancient Egypt’s largest sandstone quarry for a discussion of their expeditions and findings.
Gebel el-Silsila is situated along the Nile River in Egypt and was used as a major quarry from ca. 1500 BCE all the way to around 200 CE. Many of the most famous and powerful pharaohs ... view more »