Early this morning, Dr. Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, accompanied by Dr. Zahi Hawass, former Minister of Antiquities, and Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities, inspected the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission working next to the pyramid of King Titi I in Saqqara archaeological site led by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
The mission has discovered burial shafts with coffins and several artifacts from the New Kingdom.
Dr. Hawass confirmed that this discovery, which will be announced early next year, will shed light on a new part of the history of Saqqara, and will also unveil the secrets of the necropolis of the 18 and 19 Dynasties in of Saqqara.
Dr. El-Enany was keen to descend into one of the burial shafts to inspect the new discovery.
The minister also thanked Dr. Hawass and his team for the efforts they are exerting to reveal more secrets of Saqqara.