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Archaeologists' Underwater Exploration Of Sudan Pyramids Is Like Something Out Of "Tomb Raider" - MetNews
Entering the deepest tombs of the “forgotten” pyramids of Nuri would be a challenge even for Lara Croft. Hidden among 20-odd ancient pyramids, like grand termite mounds sticking up out of the Nubian sands of northern Sudan, is a stony 65-step stairway that leads to a murky pool of water. Once you’re up to your shoulders in water, the only way to the burial chamber is to take a plunge and swim through a series of submerged inner chambers. But this wasn’t enough to stop the Nuri Archaeological Expedition. As reported by National Geographic this week, a team of marine archaeologists recently ventured into a submerged tomb at the ancient royal burial site of Nuri, becoming the first people to set eyes on …