Archaeologists unearth 27 sarcophagi at Egypt's Step Pyramid in Saqqara

Credit: New Zealand Herald- Published on September 22, 2020
Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed more than two dozen ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of Cairo, an official said this week.The sarcophagi have remained unopened since they were buried more than 2500 years ago near...

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Published on September 21, 2020 -  00:50
Egypt finds dozens of unopened sarcophagi
Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered 27 coffins at the ancient necropolis of Saqqara, a burial ground that is also home to one of the world's oldest pyramids, the ministry of tourism and antiquities said. Emer McCarthy reports.

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