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Old 11-11-2011, 02:15 PM
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Egypt closes Great Pyramid after rumors of 11.11.11 rituals

A story one doesn't see every day. Obviously.

Egypt closes Great Pyramid of Giza following rumors of 11/11/11 rituals (Washington Post/AP)
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CAIRO — Egypt’s antiquities authority closed the largest of the Giza pyramids Friday following rumors that groups would try to hold spiritual ceremonies on the site at 11:11 A.M. on Nov. 11, 2011.

The authority’s head Mustafa Amin said in a statement Friday that the pyramid of Khufu, also known as Cheops, would be closed to visitors until Saturday morning for “necessary maintenance.”

The closure follows a string of unconfirmed reports in local media that unidentified groups would try to hold “Jewish” or “Masonic” rites on the site to take advantage of mysterious powers coming from the pyramid on the rare date.

Amin called all reports of planned ceremonies at the site “completely lacking in truth.”
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