Vanished Persian army found in desert

Vanished Persian army said found in desert

50,000 soldiers believed buried by a cataclysmic sandstorm in 525 B.C.

By Rossella Lorenzi

updated 11:11 a.m. ET Nov. 9, 2009 //

The remains of a mighty Persian army said to have drowned in the sands of the western Egyptian desert 2,500 years ago might have been finally located, solving one of archaeology’s biggest outstanding mysteries, according to Italian researchers.

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Courtesy : ZNA News Bulletin, Vancouver, Canada

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