Retro: Discovery News Video Report: Archaeology: Ancient Lost Army Found?

Photo: Cambyses II was the son of Cyrus the Great (r. 559-530 BC), founder of the Persian Empire and its first dynasty. SOURCE “Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum” Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

from Discovery News

Added: Nov 9, 2009

Archaeology: Ancient Lost Army Found?

“Has the lost army of Cambyses II been found? The Persian army of 50,000 soldiers supposedly perished in a sandstorm in ancient Egypt 2500 years ago. Researchers have located a valley of bones they think may belong to the fabled army.’ . . Text posted with video

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