Cairo: In a tomb in Egypt, such items of Pharaoh’s era have been discovered, which were used for mummification in that era.
According to Urdu News, the Antiquities Authority in Egypt has unveiled on Saturday the workshop and ancient tombs discovered in the pharaonic tomb at Saqqara Qaria near the capital Cairo.
This special type of artefact was found in the vast area of the cemetery of Saqqara, which is part of the ancient Egyptian capital city of Munaf and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Mustafa Waziri, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, said that mummies of humans and animals of special importance were made in such ancient workshops.
Mustafa Waziri further explained that these artifacts belong to the 30th Pharaonic Dynasty (380 BC to 343 BC) and the Ptolemaic period (305 BC to 30 BC).
Inside the workshop, archaeologists have found pottery used in various rituals and other items that appear to have been used in mummification, he added.
Sabri Faraj, head of Saqqara Archeology in Egypt, said that the discovered remains and tombs belong to high officials of the ancient Egyptian Empire and their associates.
It should be noted that in recent years, the Egyptian government has made new archaeological discoveries highly publicized to the international media, diplomats and tourists.
It is said that such ancient remains discovered here will further boost tourism in the country.