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Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
1/26/2023 3:33:40 PM
An Egyptian archaeological mission unearthed a group of rich fifth and sixth dynasty tombs from the Old Kingdom in the Saqqara necropolis. Signs indicate the site, Gisr Al-Mudir, comprised a large ancient Egyptian cemetery.

Antiquities - Ancient Egypt
9/19/2022 3:54:31 PM
To the south of the causeway of King Unas in Saqqara necropolis, the archaeological mission of the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University, headed by Ola El-Aguizy, stumbled upon the sarcophagus of Ptahemwia from the reign of King Ramses II, whose tomb was discovered last year in Saqqara.

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

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