This week's free picture

Muslim period robbers hacked a tunnel into the pyramid at the centre of a side. In fact the entrance tunnel is slightly offset to one side, probably as a deliberate attempt to protect the pharaoh's burial. This is the beginning of the robbers' tunnel.

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