Archaeologists working in western Egypt believe they may have discovered the remains of the army of the Persian King Cambyses II. According to Herodotus, the army, which numbered 50,000, was destroyed by a sandstorm in 525 BCE. The expedition, which has uncovered hundreds of bones, bronze weapons, and jewelry, is being led by Italian archaeologists Angelo and Alfredo Castiglioni.
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