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Fifty ancient coffins uncovered at Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis

Fifty ancient coffins uncovered at Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis

“Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple. The tourism and antiquities ministry said the “major discoveries” made by a team of archaeologists headed by the Egyptologist Zahi Hawass also included more than 50 sarcophagi. The wooden sarcophagi, which date […]