Danielle Capalbo’s Blog

Digging deeper

Posted in Profiles by Quiet Giant on April 29, 2009

Via e-mail today, Clarice thoughtfully tipped off our team to the discovery of a 53-tomb necropolis south of Cairo.

Just a week earlier, the New York Times ran this profile of Zahi Hawass, a superstar in the world of Egyptian antiquities and, to wit, the man who publicly announced Sunday’s findings.

Another reminder that behind every headline or number, there is a nuanced human story.


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  1. […] This afternoon, we got the unbelievable chance to interview Zahi Hawass, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. I mentioned him in one of my first posts. […]

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