Almost 60 sarcophagi that were found in the necropolis of Saqqara, in Egypt, began to be exhibited this Saturday.
A few days ago, a group of archaeologists discovered an important find 50 kilometers from Cairo, Egypt.
It is about 59 sarcophagi with more than 2,600 years old in the sacred city of Saqqara and for the first time in history, one of them was opened before the media. Cairo is the fascinating capital of Egypt , a country full of history and interesting places to visit, especially the pyramids of Giza, a popular place worldwide.
Now, these 59 sarcophagi are added to their list of ancient finds, of which they stand out for their perfect condition despite the time they have. Sarcophagi were found wrapped in burial cloth with brightly colored hieroglyphic inscriptions.
September 6 in a funeral well of Saqqara, in Cairo. The coffins date back 2,600 years and the first mummy presented to the public looks intact.
The photos and video shared on the Facebook page of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Khaled al Anani, show the mummy covered in cloth and gold ornaments in perfect condition, while the sarcophagus still retains its original colors.
According to the secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, Mustafa Waziri, all the mummies belong to high priests and officials of Ancient Egypt who lived in the old capital of Memphis.