To archaeologists, knowing that a virtually unexplored land of mystery is soon to be flooded has the same effect as Samuel Johnson ascribed to one facing the gallows in the morning. It concentrates the mind.The land formerly known as Kush is apparently crawling with archaeologists eager to explore what they can.
We fit that description. Maybe we should staff the Army Corps of Engineers with archaeologists.
They couldn't do any worse than the guys already there.