Egyptian gold glitters again

FIVE thousand years after gold was first pried from the baking granite and quartz hills that lie between the Red Sea and the Nile River, the desert is again ringing to the sound of mining activity.

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Yet this time it is not Pharaohs chasing the "metal of the blazing sun" to try and bribe their way into the afterlife - or the ancient Romans or more recently the British – who are breaking

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