59 coffins that are 2,600 years old have been discovered in Egypt
Officials in Egypt have revealed 59 ancient coffins that were discovered south of Cairo.
The coffins were excavated at the ancient pyramid site of Saqqara.
At a news conference, Egypt’s Tourism and Antiquities Minister Khalid el-Anany said at least 59 sealed sarcophagi, with mummies inside most of them, were found. The coffins had been buried in three wells more than 2,600 years ago.