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Ancient Egypt Was Built From Here

Presented by Washington County Historical Society at Unknown

Aug 14 2016
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 »



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