In the ancient Egyptian city of Saqqara, archaeologists have unearthed 2,500-year-old coffin and bronze statues. The search even included 150 bronze statues of Egyptian gods.
The Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said on Monday that a cemetery had a headless statue of the gods Anubis, Amun, Min, Osiris, Isis, Nefertam, Bastet and Hathor, and the architect Imhotep, who built the Saqqara pyramid. .
Two months ago, the country found five tombs near the ancient Necropolis, about 31 kilometers south of the capital Cairo. The research team has continued excavations and made more interesting discoveries.
In a Facebook post, the ministry wrote, “The Egyptian Archaeological Mission, working with sacred animals (popastians) in the Sakara archeological site, succeeded in uncovering the first and largest site of the ancient era in the fourth excavation season of the mission. “
It said, “It is noteworthy that the Egyptian Archaeological Mission has been working on the site since 2018, where they have succeeded in uncovering the unique tomb of the fifth dynasty priest” Wahti “in addition to 7 stone tombs. The front of the state cemetery, as well as the discovery of more than a thousand fianc মাসe mascots, dozens of wooden cat statues, cat meows, wooden statues, and miaos for animals. “
250 coffins, 150 bronze statues and other objects from the last period of 500 BC, the ministry said.
The country’s tourism has been badly affected by the COVID-19 epidemic and the government hopes that the discovery of these ancient monuments will help attract new tourists.