Treasure-trove crypt discovered in Saqqara

2020-09-18 | Since 1 Month

Egyptian Egyptologist Zahi Hawass has announced the discovery of a coffin-filled crypt 14 meters underground at the foot of the stepped Saqqara pyramid.

 

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“It contains a treasure trove of antiquities that will amaze the world,” he said. “Seventy percent of Egypt’s antiquities are still underground.”

The coffins are said to be 2,500 years old.



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