CAIRO, EGYPT—Ahram On-line reviews that sealed coffins estimated to be 2,500 years outdated have been present in a 36-foot-deep shaft in Saqqara. Traces of paint survive on a few of the coffins. Mustafa Waziri of the Supreme Council of Antiquities stated that not less than 13 coffins had been stacked on high of one another within the shaft, which additionally has three sealed niches. The excavation staff will proceed to analyze the burial web site and try to determine the names and titles of the deceased. To learn concerning the elaborately painted tomb of an Egyptian dignitary that was present in Saqqara, go to “Previous Kingdom Tomb,” one among ARCHAEOLOGY’s High 10 Discoveries of 2019.