In Egypt, the birthplace of ancient civilization, there is no end to theft of relics. There is a person who digs under the floor of a private house with the aim of catching money. (Giza = Manabu Kitagawa)
A mule-drawn cart rolls up smoke. Giza near Cairo. There is a red brick three-story private house in a rural area along the Nile River, about 10 kilometers away from the three pyramids.
The landlord (35) opened the front iron door and quickly greeted the reporter. “Nobody now. You can see.”
The landlord pushed the white wooden door in the room on the first floor. About 8 tatami mats. The windows are closed with concrete and dim even with electric lights. There is a 1 meter square hole in the floor, and a ladder is hung. 8 meters deep. Two mud buckets on the side. The excavated earth and sand continued into a mountain near the ceiling of the room.
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Work began in January. A strange man visited and said, "I want you to dig under the floor. If you find something valuable, it will sell high. I will also give you a share."
The same thing happened 22 years ago, now ...