"How the ancient Egyptians left them": Archaeologists discover more than 20 sealed coffins
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According to the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities, archaeologists in Luxor City have discovered a "huge cache" of more than 20 sealed coffins.
In Al Assasif, an ancient necropolis on the west bank of the Nile, the coffins were discovered Distributed on two levels of a large tomb, the site was once part of the ancient city of Thebes, whose ruins are located in what is now Luxor.
Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Anany inspects the findings. Credit: Ministry of [1
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Officials still have to tell when the coffins may come from, and more details will be forthcoming visibly announced at a press conference in Luxor on Saturday.
The statement described the find as "one of the greatest and most important discoveries announced in recent years". The authorities also published a series of pictures showing Khaled El-Anany, the Minister of Antiquities, inspecting coffins together with Mostafa Waziri, secretary-general of the Supreme Council for Antiques, on Tuesday morning . Region. Last Thursday, the Department of Antiquities announced that it had uncovered an old "industrial area" where once upon a time decorative items, furniture and pottery were made for royal tombs. The extensive grounds with 30 workshops and a large kiln for ceramics was found in the Luxor Valley of the Apes.