Seven new tomb discoveries in Saqqara: Egypt’s minister of Antiquities

Egypt10/11/2018 (Ahram Online – Egypt): Minister of Antiquities Khaled El-Enany announced on Saturday a new discovery made by an Egyptian archaeological mission during excavation work carried out since April at the area located on the stony edge of King Userkaf pyramid complex in the Saqqara Necropolis. Cairo governor Ahmed Rashid attended the announcement, along with members of parliament and 30 ambassadors from all over the globe to highlight the role that antiquities play in promoting the country and its unique heritage. El-Enany explained that the mission uncovered three plain New Kingdom tombs that had been used during the Late Period as a cat necropolis, along with four other Old Kingdom tombs, the most important of which belongs to Khufu-Imhat, the overseer of the buildings in the royal palace.

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/316079/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/Seven-new-tomb-discoveries-in-Saqqara-Egypts-minis.aspx

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