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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
5/30/2022 4:05:00 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission in the Bubastian Cemetery at the Saqqara Necropolis unearthed a collection of 250 wooden painted coffins and the biggest ever bronze cachette containing a collection of 150 bronze statues of ancient Egyptian deities of different sizes.

Multimedia - In Pictures
5/30/2022 1:08:02 PM

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/17/2022 12:56:07 PM
Five tombs from the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate eras were recently uncovered during excavations carried out on the northeastern side of King Merenre Pyramid in Saqqara necropolis.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/30/2021 10:30:24 PM
An archaeological mission from Cairo University uncovered the tomb of Ptah-M-Wia, head of the treasury during the reign of King Ramses II, during excavation work at the Saqqara necropolis, a statement by the Egyptian Tourism Ministry said on Saturday.

Egypt - Politics
2/11/2021 9:49:28 PM
The visit comes upon an invitation from the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities as part of the country's plan to promote the tourism sector

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
1/22/2021 1:59:00 PM
Spectacular new discoveries at the Saqqara Necropolis outside Cairo this week have revealed more of its secrets and rewritten much of its history

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/16/2021 3:43:22 PM
'The discoveries will rewrite Saqqara's history during the New Kingdom,' renowned Egyptologist Zahi Hawass said

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
12/14/2020 5:30:23 PM
The mission has discovered burial shafts with coffins and several artefacts from the New Kingdom

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/17/2020 9:47:20 PM
A hundred intact, sealed, and painted ancient Egyptian coffins were unveiled at the Saqqara Necropolis this week,

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/15/2020 4:48:03 PM
The unearthing of 100 intact coffins from the 26th Dynasty is the latest in a series of recent discoveries in the Saqqara area

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
11/14/2020 2:30:53 PM
'We have discovered only one percent of the antiquities buried in the Saqqara Necropolis,' Antiquities Minister El-Enany said, pointing out that many other discoveries will follow

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
10/20/2020 9:24:13 PM
A further batch of dozens of sealed and intact coffins has been unearthed at the Saqqara Necropolis outside Cairo, reports Nevine El-Aref

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/19/2020 5:16:40 PM
The mission unearthed new burial shafts with colourful and intact coffins over 2,500 years old, and wooden coloured and gilded statuettes

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
10/6/2020 6:40:35 PM
Almost six dozen intact, sealed, and painted coffins were unveiled at the Saqqara Necropolis this week

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/3/2020 4:12:58 PM
All the unearthed coffins are in a very good conservation condition and still bear their original colours

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
10/1/2020 9:47:39 PM

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
9/22/2020 10:12:53 PM
A cachette of more than four dozen anthropoid wooden coffins will soon be unveiled at the Saqqara Necropolis

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/20/2020 1:05:43 PM
The coffins are 2,500 years old and still retain some of their original colours

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
3/5/2020 7:08:00 PM
The Step Pyramid, the first stone building in history and the oldest pyramid in the world, consists of six stacked terraces to a height of around 63 metres

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
11/26/2019 6:12:42 PM
Rare discoveries at the Saqqara Necropolis including mummified lion cubs and statuettes of crocodiles, cobras, mongooses, and dozens of cats shed light on the ancient Egyptian use of animals in worship, reports Nevine El-Aref

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