Video .. Minister of Antiquities: the announcement of two archaeological discoveries within a few weeks



Ahmed El Esawy


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Saturday 10 November 2018 – 1.02
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Saturday 10 November 2018 – 1.02

Dr. Khaled al-Anani, Minister of Antiquities, said the coming weeks will witness the announcement of two archaeological discoveries, by the end of 2018, in which the employees of the Ministry of Antiquities and the Supreme Council of Antiquities .

He said in an interview to the satellite channel "Russia today" on Saturday that the discovery announced today in the Saqqara area is the beginning of an important archaeological discovery, which is 3 tombs of the modern state and remains of parts of the old state tombs, as well as mummies for cats and crocodiles and amulets and small statues, indicating its expectation that the number of embalmed cats in Saqqara is very large.

He stressed that the archaeological discovery in Egypt was 3 lines in the newspapers, but he believes in the interest of all effects, so he intentionally announced any trace discovered in the press conferences in the presence of local and international media and in the presence of ambassadors of foreign countries in Egypt.

He mentioned that the Saqqara area is one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt and includes tombs of the first family until the end of the ancient Egyptian history and of the Greek and Roman epoch, and includes the first construction complete with stone in the world, the pyramid of Zoser.

He stressed that the great museum will change the map of tourism in Cairo when it will be open because of its wealth and the need for long visits by tourists. He added that tourists visiting Cairo and Giza are interested in visiting part of the Saqqara area and then the area of ​​the pyramids to press the weather. Great museum.

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