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Antique Minister: Discovering 7 Tombs in Jbban Saqqari by a Cats Group





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Saturday, November 10 2018 – 12:01
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Dr. Al-Anani, the oldest minister, has announced the discovery of 3 tombs of a modern state and 4 antique tombs with a collection of antiquities, such as the stuffed cats "Bastit" in Jabbani Saqqari, which is the beginning of a huge archeological discovery in the area. From November 15 this year.

This was at a news conference held by the antiquity ministry in Saqqari, announcing details of the archaeological discovery in the presence of more than 30 ambassadors from foreign ambassadors and heads of foreign archeological missions in Egypt.

He said that two archaeological discoveries would be made before the end of 2018 in two provinces of Egypt in the coming period.

On the other hand, Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, said that the Egyptian mission began working at the Saqqara cemetery last April and that it took two months to work, raising 350 cubic meters of rubbish, including discovered in these graves of more than 200 mummified cat, "Bastit" and 200 mummies Scarab is one of the rarest mummies and large stuffed mummies that mark this revelation.

He added that in these graves was first discovered about the mummy crocodile in the area of ​​Saqqara and the mummy of the Cobra snakes, indicating that these exhibitions would be free to the public at the Emhotep Museum.


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