Another 100 coffins discovered at Saqqara Necropolis

Saqqara Necropolis has not failed to surprise us more than once with many concealed secrets. One hundred coffins that are intact, sealed and painted have been unveiled inside three newly discovered burial shafts of 10 to 12 meters deep, dug more than 2,500 years ago. The Saqqara Necropolis has kept hidden for all these centuries the royal and noble tombs.

This marks the discovery of over 150 coffins uncovered so far, including the first discovery in October of 59 coffins. This number exceeds all expectations and with that being that, the excavation work has not even finished! The latest discovery dates back to the Late Period of ancient Egypt and the Ptolemaic Period. There was also a discovery of over 40 statues of deities, funerary masks, gilded masks and two wooden status, in addition to the coffins. These discoveries will be distributed amongst a number of different museums, and they

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