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Mr Reader said: “A sunken palace on the Giza plateau provides further evidence that there was activity in the area before the building of the pyramids.
“It style implies that it is older than the other tombs at the site.
Voluminous geological literature confirms the fact of existence of long-living fresh-water lakes in various periods of the Quaternary from the Lower Pleistocene to the Holocene.
It could be one of the most important discovery in human history, but its location is unknown.
Now, two historians, Gerry Cannon and Malcolm Hutton who previously suggested that the Great Sphinx of Giza once had a twin, have put forward a new controversial theory.
Egyptologists have long argued the monument outside Cairo, which has the head of a pharaoh and the body of a lion, was built soon after the first pyramid – around 4,500 years ago.
But English geologist Colin Reader who has an interest in Ancient Egypt and is also secretary of The Manchester Ancient Egypt Society found that rain erosion on the Sphinx’s enclosure suggests it was built many years before.