Egypt to restore 3,400-year-old sarcophagi of senior official and wife

October 5, 2019 - General

Egyptian Minister of Antiquities Khaled al-Anany witnessed the unpacking process of two ancient sarcophagi ahead of their restoration and display in a new museum.

A mask of Sennedjem’s wife after it was removed from his coffin at the National Museum
of Egyptian Civilization in Cairo [Credit: Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Reuters]The mummies in the two sarcophagi belong to a senior official of the New Kingdom of Egypt, and his wife, said Mostafa…

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