Latest in Tag: Saqqara Highlight
Latest in Tag: Saqqara
‘We are also searching for tomb of King Ramses II,’ says renowned archaeologist
“We are now searching for Imhotep’s tomb in Saqqara, and the mission has already started working in the area. We are also looking for Queen Nefertiti in Luxor,” he said.
The mission unearthed 250 sarcophagi, 150 bronze statues of ancient Egyptian deities of different sizes including, Anubis, Amun-Min, Osiris, Isis, Nefertum, Bastet, and Hathor, in addition to a group of bronze vessels related to the rituals of the goddess Isis.
The third tomb is for a person named ‘Bi Nafarhafayi’, who used to occupy several positions, including ‘Al-Samir the One’, ‘Supervisor of the Great House’, ‘The Psalmist Priest’, and ‘The Purifier of the House.’
Ptah-M-Wia was also chief supervisor of livestock, divine offerings at Temple of Ramses II in Thebes
Tutankhamun Opera will debut next March, says renowned archaeologist
The discovery also included several gold artefacts, wooden statues, and coloured and gilded masks.
Details of discovery will be announced during next few weeks, after archaeological documentation and photography is completed
Documentary provides in-depth overview of significant discovery at Egypt’s renowned Saqqara archaeological site
The discovery of the 59 coffins in Saqqara represents the largest number of coffins in a single burial since 2019
Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities recently published promotional films on the archaeological discovery found at Saqqara, although the full details have yet to be announced.
In a statement, the ministry said a shaft measuring 120 cm x 90 cm and 11 metres deep was found, with five still sealed stone coffins at the bottom. Also discovered in the same complex were four niches in a room containing wooden coffins and Late Period human burials.
The discovery included the world’s biggest unearthed scarab, hundreds of diversified animal statues
The material from our discovery of the Roman catacomb at Saqqara suggests that Greco-Roman influence was stronger in Memphis than in contemporary Upper Egyptian culture; says mission director
Madbouly said he will soon discuss ways to develop Al-Mariouteya road, facilitate area’s commute for tourists
Burial chamber was well-preserved, decorated, coloured, while walls depict priest with his family
Renovation included strengthening cemeteries’ collapsing walls, preserving their colour
Discovery was sponsored by Orascom Investment, were thousands of relics belonging to animals and Egyptian gods were found