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Hawass: Search for Imhotep's Tomb in Saqqara in Progress


Tue 28 Sep 2021 | 01:56 PM
Ali Abu Dashish

Egyptian archaeologist, Dr. Zahi Hawass, gave a lecture at the Moscow University for Human Studies on the recent archaeological discoveries.

The lecture was attended by Ambassador "Ihab Nasr", Egypt's ambassador to Russia, Dr. "Mohamed El-Sergany", the Egyptian cultural attaché, a delegate from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and the House of Representatives, and many representatives of government agencies.

Nasr gave a lecture, then presented a film about Zahi Hawass for 8 minutes.

Hawass said: "we are now searching for Imhotep's tomb in Saqqara,, and we are also looking for Queen Nefertiti in Luxor."

Nasr gave a lecture, a film about Zahi Hawass was presented  for 8 minutes.

Hawass explained the details of the new archaeological discoveries in the Saqqara area, next to the pyramid of King Teti, noting that the Egyptian mission found a 5-meter-long papyrus,  some toys, boats, wooden masks, and a painting and the he coffins of the modern state.

He talked about the lost golden city in Luxor, which dates back to the reign of King Amenhotep III, and continued to be used by Tutankhamun, it dates back to 3000 years ago.

Hawass added that this city was the largest administrative and industrial settlement in the era of the Egyptian Empire on the western bank of Luxor.