Over 20 coffins thousands of years old were discovered in Egypt

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has announced the discovery of more than 20 coffins of thousands of years near Luxor, and although the body has not yet released much details about the artifacts, officials said it was one of the largest and most important finds. of the last few years.

Important discovery

More specifically, according to the BBC, the artifacts were found in the Asasif necropolis, which is close to the famous Valley of the Kings, and were arranged on top of each other in 2 layers - the upper coffins being positioned across over the ones below. And, as you can see in the following image, the designs and colors of the decorations applied on the coffins remain visible. Look:

(Source: BBC / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities / Reproduction)

In addition, the Ministry of Antiquities reported that the vast majority of tombs in Asasif belong to the so-called Low Season, which took place between 664 and 332 BC and extended from the 26th to the 31st Dynasties. However, archaeologists have also found some coffins from the 18th Dynasty, from 1150 to 1292 BC and during which some of the most famous monarchs in ancient Egypt - such as Amunhotep (I, II, and III), Tithesians (I through IV), Hatchepsut, Aquenaton and Tutankhamen - reigned.

(Source: BBC / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities / Reproduction)

For now, that is all that has been reported about the coffins - and the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities is expected to share more information related to the discovery this weekend. So, wait for news and check out another image below!

(Source: BBC / Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities / Reproduction)