A treasure trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts on display near Cairo

About 250 painted sarcophagi are placed on temporary exhibitions.

About 250 painted sarcophagi are placed on temporary exhibitions.
photo: Amr Nabil (Associated Press)

Impressive collection of 2,500-year-old ancient Egyptian artifacts today in The famous Saqqara cemetery.

The temporary exhibition is located at the foot of the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, according to to the Associated Press. All of the artifacts shown at the media event today date back to late ancient Egypt (circa 664 BC to 332 BC) and were excavated at Saqqara, a necropolis (necropolis) associated with the ancient Egyptian capital Memphis.

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