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Ethiopian drought may have caused the end of the Egyptian Old Kingdom

New research has found scientific evidence of a prolonged dry period 4,000 years ago.

1 August 2011Research

Blue Nile’s source to reveal its dark secrets

A team of scientists from St Andrews and Wales are set to make an important contribution to understanding what caused the collapse of one of the World's great dynasties around 4200 years ago, that of the Egyptian Old Kingdom.

2 April 2003Research