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Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities announced a new batch of major discoveries in the Saqqara Necropolis archaeological site on on Saturday, 17 January 2021. 

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi participated in the inauguration of the new archaeological museum opened in Sharm el-Sheikh. The event took place on October 31 in the presence of the Saudi prince Fahd bin Sultan and the Minister of Antiquities and Tourism, Khaled el-Annani.

Archaeologists have discovered 83 graves from ancient Egypt, but the human remains weren't interred in sarcophagi, as is often the case. Rather, the deceased were buried in clay coffins.

Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, announces the first archaeological discovery of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the year 2020, at the Al-Ghoreifa area in Tuna El-Gabal archaeological site, at Minya Governorate, where the Egyptian archaeological mission, headed by Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities succeeded to uncover several late period communal tombs of the high priests of god Djehuty and senior officials in the fifteenth Nome of Upper Egypt and its capital, Ashmunin.

After searching for years through screening the vast area of the Abu Qir Bay off the coast of Egypt, French archaeologist Franck Goddio and his team discovered a colossal face emerged from the watery shadows.