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Sunday, 13 June 2021
In 2018, Archaeology Magazine selected the Saqqara mummy workshop as one of 2018's top 10 discoveries
During a press conference, the antiquities minister said Saturday's was not the last discovery of the year, but that there will be another one next month before Christmas celebrations
The tombs have rock-hewn structures found at the edge of the Eastern Cemetery
The coffins, which contained mummies, were found by an Egyptian archaeological mission in October in Asasif Necropolis on Luxor’s west bank
The exhibition, which is at Saatchi Gallery, is the first time in 47 years that the contents of the tomb of the boy king have been displayed in the UK's capital
The cachette, unearthed in Asasif necropolis, contained 30 coffins of priests and priestesses
The find includes more than 20 painted wooden coffins
The lid is currently resting next to the sarcophagus inside the tomb
The discoveries include a clay oven and area for workmen, and a royal tomb
The coffins of Sennedjem and one of his wives were found inside his tomb discovered in 1886 by French Egyptologist Maspero
A collection of four gigantic objects have arrived at the Grand Egyptian Museum for eventual display on the museum’s grand staircase
The artefacts were unearthed during joint excavations in the Fustat area led by the late George Scanlon, professor emeritus in AUC’s Department of Arab and Islamic Civilisations
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