A handout picture released by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities on September 20, 2020, shows one of fourteen coffins discovered in a burial shaft at Saqqara south of Cairo. (AFP)

Egypt Discovers 14 Ancient Sarcophagi at Saqqara

Egypt’s antiquities ministry announced Sunday the discovery of 14 sarcophagi in the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo lain buried for 2,500 years. The coffins were found two days ago during an archaeological dig at the burial spot; where discovering another 13 wooden sarcophagi last week, the ministry said in a statement. The vast Saqqara necropolis...

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