Archaeologists uncover new treasure trove at Egypt’s Saqqara necropolis

More than 50 wooden sarcophagi along with the funerary temple of Queen Naert discovered south of Cairo

Egypt has announced the discovery of a new trove of treasures at the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo, including an ancient funerary temple.

The tourism and antiquities ministry said the “major discoveries” made by a team of archaeologists headed by Egyptologist Zahi Hawass also included more than 50 sarcophagi.

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