Saqqara Discovery

Egyptian archaeological mission succeeds in unearthing largest bronze statue cache from Late Kingdom in Saqqara

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 11:06 GMT

Waziri explained that the discovered cache includes 150 bronze statues of various sizes.

Saqqara, the land of endless secrets and discoveries

Mon, 28 Dec 2020 - 02:01 GMT

In October 2020, and in an international press conference attended by more the 50 ambassadors from around the world, the Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities announced the discovery of 59 sealed and colored sarcophagi from the Twenty-Sixth Dynasty.

Were coffins transferred from the Saqqara cache to the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir?

Wed, 18 Nov 2020 - 02:02 GMT

On November 14, Egypt’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khaled el-Enani, announced the discovery of 100 delicately colored coffins, and 40 dazzling statues, in the Saqqara antiquities area.

Egypt's Min. of Tourism & Antiquities expresses utmost respect for the profession of journalism

Tue, 17 Nov 2020 - 01:06 GMT

The ministry expresses its support and constant cooperation with journalists who are interested in antiquities.

"Secrets of the Saqqara Tomb" review

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 01:55 GMT

The documentary was released globally in 190 countries with English dubbing and subtitles in over 30 languages.

Nefertum, the god of healing, beauty & perfumes in ancient Egypt

Tue, 20 Oct 2020 - 01:15 GMT

Archaeological researcher Ahmed Amer said that Nefertum was an ancient deity from the gods of Lower Egypt.

Saqqara Necropolis discovery wrap-up

Tue, 06 Oct 2020 - 04:03 GMT

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.

Where will Saqqara's newly discovered coffins be displayed?

Mon, 05 Oct 2020 - 03:02 GMT

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.

Details of the latest Saqqara discovery to be announced on Oct. 3

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 - 02:01 GMT

A total of 27 colorful coffins, which have not been opened in 2,500 years, have been discovered in Saqqara.