Treasure-trove crypt discovered in Saqqara

Treasure-trove crypt discovered in Saqqara

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

“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.

Courtesy: (Arabnews)

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