False story says archaeologists unearth Exodus evidence
March 7, 2018
Archaeologists did not unearth the bones of Egyptian soldiers, weapons and chariots to prove the biblical account of the parting of the Red Sea, despite the false claims of many stories reporting otherwise.
A story first published by a satire site, World News Daily Report, and then picked up by many other outlets, claimed scientists led by Professor Abdel Muhammad Gader of Cairo University found the bones, and chariots, in the Gulf of Suez.
The university says in an email to The Associated Press that it has no professor by that name and it hasn't been involved in any excavations there.
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