Antiquities Minister tours two tombs at Persian Gulf in Saqqara

Minister of Antiquities Khaled el Anani made a tour Saturday 13/04/2019 of Badi An Est and Psamtik tombs in the area known as the Persian Well in the Saqqara archaeological site in Giza.

The tour was part of the minister’s visit along with 50 ambassadors to the tomb of Khuwy, a pharaoh from the 5th Dynasty.

The tomb was discovered on April 2 and is characterized by a wide range of carvings and colors.

In press statements, general director of Saqqara archaeological site Sabry Farag said the Persian Well’s two tombs have been restored as part of a project to renovate tombs of the well in cooperation with a German mission affiliated with the University of Tubingen.

Source: State Information Service Egypt