Buried treasures of Egypt revive tourism | World

A whole lot of well-preserved mummies inside painted sarcophagi, bronze statues of historic deities and vessels utilized in ritual worship have been displayed in Egypt for the primary time.

Archaeologists unearthed the antiquities, courting again 2500 years, at Saqqara, the necropolis of the traditional Egyptian capital of Memphis.

Cairo’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities stated the discover contained statues of historic Egyptian gods, together with Isis, the god of fertility.

The artefacts had been displayed 15 miles south of Cairo, on the toes of the Step Pyramid of the Pharaoh Djoser. A headless bronze statue of Imhotep, who constructed King Djoser’s pyramid and “revolutionised structure”, and later turned the god of medication, was among the many findings. Mostafa Waziri, secretary basic of the supreme council of antiquities in Egypt, stated


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