Egypt’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities Khaled el-Anani announced that 59 coffins have been excavated by the Egyptian mission headed by Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities Mostafa Waziri.
The recent archaeological discovery in Saqqara, which was announced by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the presence of 60 ambassadors, caught international media outlets' attention.
Waziri pointed out that during the discovery, a wonderful statue made of bronze and inlaid with precious stones was unearthed. The statue dates back to the 26th Dynasty.
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced Monday a major discovery of 27 painted coffins in an 11 meters deep well at Saqqara Necropolis, to be the biggest discovery in 2020.
On April 18, the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities announced via the internet a new archaeological discovery in Saqqara Necropolis.