The Discovery Of A Cluster Of Coffins 2500 Years Ago In Cairo Is Egypt’s Largest Discovery This Year

Nov 23, 2020

The Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt announced the discovery of more than 100 wooden coffins buried approximately 2500 years ago in Saqqara near the capital of Cairo on the 14th. The coffin was not opened and kept well. The archaeologist who held the press conference said: "This is Egypt's biggest discovery this year."


Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Khalid Anani said at the press conference: "The excavation is still in progress, and there may be newer discoveries." The found coffin will be transferred to the "Great Egyptian Museum" near Cairo, which is scheduled to open next year. ".


The site of the coffin is near a cascade pyramid built for a king's tomb in ancient Egypt. The venue set up next to it attracts many reporters.