Nearly 2,500 years ago, 100 coffins have been found in Egypt, the land of the ancient pyramids. These wooden caskets are nicely decorated with different colors painted on them. Seeing these coffins has opened the eyes of archaeologists. In fact, many mummies inside the coffin are in very safe condition. The Egyptian administration announced the meeting of these coffins last Saturday.
Archaeologists have reported that many of these 100 coffins were buried around 2,500 years ago. Officials said mummies were present in several coffins. These coffins were buried in Sakkara which then served as a huge cemetery. It is located 30 km from the cemetery capital, Cairo. These coffins have been hailed by many archaeologists. He says that even after 2,500 years, the mummies inside the coffins are still safe.
Not so long ago, Egyptian authorities opened 2,500-year-old coffins to the public. The mummy inside was traditionally wrapped in cloth. Egypt’s tourism ministry said initially three burial pits were discovered, of which 13 coffins were removed. Subsequently, 14 more coffins were found. More than 100 coffins have been found recently. In addition, 40 sculptures were found.
Egyptian officials say mummies are present in many of these coffins. Officials said these coffins belonged to the highest officials of the Ptolemaic period of ancient Egypt. He said these coffins were unearthed from three places to a depth of about 40 feet. Archaeologists say these coffins will help understand ancient Egypt.