Egypt Announces Discovery of Dozens More Ancient Coffins in Saqqara Necropolis

The Egyptian Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Khaled El-Enany, announced the discovery of dozens more ancient coffins at a vast graveyard in Saqqara on October 19 after a similar announcement earlier this month.

Details regarding the colorful 2,000-year-old coffins would follow soon, he added.

Egyptian archeologists on October 3 announced the discovery of 59 well-preserved coffins at the Saqqara necropolis.

This footage was shared by the official YouTube page of the Egyptian Cabinet on October 19 and shows Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly visiting to the necropolis. Credit: The Egyptian Cabinet via Storyful