An archaeological discovery by the Egyptian “Saqqara” dates back to the late and Ptolemaic eras
Today, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a large archaeological discovery in the Saqqara area of Giza Governorate.
Egyptian media quoted the ministry as saying that 100 archaeological sarcophagi dating back to the Late Period and the Ptolemaic period were discovered today.
Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled Al-Anani said in a press conference that this work is a continuation of previous discoveries in the same area, explaining that, after about weeks of the previous announcement of the discovery of the burial wells from which the coffins were extracted, new discoveries were reached that include gilded masks, wooden statues and more. Out of 100 other coffins ”.
This huge group of closed coffins dating back about 2,500 years is added to about 59 coffins that were unveiled last October as part of a large archaeological discovery that is still being completed.