Eerie ‘cursed’ pink sarcophagus of Egyptian ‘pyramid keeper’ found at City of the Dead after 3,300 years

A RARE pink sarcophagus has been discovered by archaeologists in Cairo’s famed Saqqara necropolis. The granite coffin is up to 3,300 years old and belonged to a prominent politician who lived during the reign of King Ramses II. AFPA rare pink granite coffin has been discovered in Egypt’s ‘City of the Dead’[/caption] The discovery was announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in a statement on Monday. They said that the body of the “high-ranking official” inside was taken by grave robbers hundreds or even thousands of years ago. That’s because its lid had been broken, indicating that it had been opened and looted, much like many tombs in the area, according to Dr. Ola Al-Ajezi, head of the archaeological team, from the Faculty of Archaeology, Cairo University. The sarcophagus was found near the pyramid of King Unas in the Saqqara necropolis, near Cairo. Read more about Ancient Egypt WATER FIND Mystery of Egypt’s ‘perfect’ Great Pyramid may finally be SOLVED after new find DIY JOB Proof that Egypt’s pyramids WEREN’T built by aliens after lost blueprints found Nicknamed the “City of the Dead”, the ancient necropolis is thought to house the remains of thousands of people. Carved…

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Eerie ‘cursed’ pink sarcophagus of Egyptian ‘pyramid keeper’ found at City of the Dead after 3,300 years

Updated: September 22, 2022 — 10:28 am