Egypt: Additional 14 Coffins Discovered in Saqqara Necropolis

The archaeological mission operating at Saqqara Necropolis has found additional 14 coloured wooden coffins inside the newly-discovered 11-meter well at the sacred animal necropolis, the Tourism and Antiquities Ministry announced on Saturday 19/9/2020.

The fresh discovery brings the total number to 27 coffins, it added in a statement.

The well had been closed for over two and a half millennia.

This is the largest of its kind discovery; in terms of the number of coffins unearthed, since the…


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