Exclusive to SEE News, Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) Director Mostafa El Feki revealed that the Zahi Hawass Center of Egyptology will announce a huge archaeological discovery in 2021.
He said in a statement to SEE News that it was the first time of the BA to take part in excavation works in Saqqara through its “Zahi Hawass Center of Egyptology.”
This historical site is well known for its hybrid artifacts that date back to various historical periods: Ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman ones.
In the same context, El Feki praised the efforts exerted by Hawass and his team of Egyptian workers and Egyptologists nearby King Teti Pyramid.
Moreover, he added that they faced hard weather conditions in the desert while searching for the treasures of the ancient Egyptian civilization which amazed the whole world.
El Feki noted that he was surprised by the Egyptian archaeologists’ capability of unearthing the artifacts, restoring them professionally making use of the latest updated archaeological technologies.
Also, he praised the harmonious cooperation between the Egyptian workers and archaeologists, asserting that he inspected the excavation works.
Furthermore, El Feki stressed that the participation of BA in such works is a great honor to him since his appointment as BA director.
He pointed out that the excavation works in Saqqara reflect Egypt’s respect for its heritage and history.
Finally, he added that BA and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities are coordinating together for organizing an international media conference for announcing the discovery’s details.
Contributed by: Rana Atef