MORE SAQQARA DISCOVERIES
Ancient Egypt|January / February 2021
Following the discovery of 59 painted wooden Late Period coffins reported in AE122, the Egyptian team at Saqqara has now revealed another hundred intact painted wooden coffins (below and opposite) in three 10 to 12 metre-deep burial shafts.
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