Egypt is known for its cultural art and history, mainly for the enormous pyramids built there and stories about mummies of famous kings, queens, etc. These interesting things attract people a lot, they are very curious to know about the yore of such places. Egypt anyways grabs different kinds of attention as the culture of cremation is very unusual there. They moreover wrap the dead bodies by applying some marination, packing up with bandages, and then putting them into coffins. There are various movies and stories of it, for example, The Mummy and its sequels.
There’s news about it that Locked wooden coffins were found in three burial shafts in the sweeping Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. A historical treasure trove of additional than 100 unscathed sarcophagi was excavated in Egypt on Saturday. A sarcophagus is a rock coffin decorated with art or explanation. They were the property of prime administrators of the Late Period and the Ptolemaic duration of ancient Egypt.
One of the coffins was unlocked and a mummy draped in a burial veil decorated with hieroglyphic pictorials occurred in it, archaeologists explained. Saqqara is the burial area of the ancient Egyptian capital of Memphis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The coffins are deemed to be old more than 2,500 Years ago approximately.
Not only the closed coffins, but 40 sculptures of historical divinities and funerary veils were also discovered. These will be allocated among numerous museums in Egypt. A handful will furthermore locate an area in the Grand Egyptian Museum at the Giza plateau that will shortly be opened.
Reading and knowing these things about Egypt will excite people more, because of the Coronavirus pandemic the tourism had to face a great loss and Egypt are one of those places. These discoveries are more like a treasure and ray of hope to better the situation of tourism. People will start to come for the glance of this ancient treasure but with the proper safety of course.