Egyptian excavation team discovered five tombs during excavations carried out on the northeastern side of King Merenre Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis.
Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled El-Enany and the Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri inspected the excavation work carried out in Saqqara by the Egyptian excavation team.
The excavation team is still working to identify the colours of the tombs’ decorations.
El-Enany entered one of the newly discovered tombs to inspect the team’s work and thanked them for their efforts to know the secrets of Saqqara.
Waziri announced that the five tombs belong to top officials and were uncovered in a state of good preservation.
The Egyptian excavation team will perform extensive studies to conceal the secrets of these tombs.