The Egyptian-German archaeological mission working in the Matariya area have had another successful season with new archaeological material being unearthed.
March 14, 2023
The discovery includes 3 tombs from the Roman Period, 3 other individual tombs from the Persian Period, and 16 tombs from the Byzantine and Coptic Periods.
March 01, 2023
Papyrus Waziri 1 is now on display at the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir. It is considered the largest and most complete papyrus in hieratic script discovered in the Saqqara necropolis. The papyrus was found inside the coffin of an individual called Ahmose from the Ptolemaic Period (305-30 BCE), during the excavations of an Egyptian mission headed by Dr. Mostafa Waziry, Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in May 2022.