This is a discocery tour to the treasures of Saqqara Necropolis. Actually, Saqqara area is lying on a sea of Ancients Egyptian treasures and the discoveries have no end:
- On 3 October 2020, was announced the discovery of at least 59 sealed sarcophagi with mummies more than 2,600 years ago.
- On 19 October 2020, was announced the discovery of more than 2,500 years of colorful, sealed sarcophagi.
- In November, 2020, Archaeologists unearthed more than 100 delicately painted wooden coffins and 40 funeral statues.
Your visit includes the first complete Pyramid till now called the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, followed by a vist to the Museum of the genius Engenuer at that time called Imhotep who designed the Step Pyramid. After that, we guide you to the Serapium, which was a burial place of Apis bulls, sacred bulls that were incarnations of the ancient Egyptian deity Ptah. Continue visiting the Mastaba of Mereruka, which is considreed as the largest and most elaborate of all the non-royal tombs in Saqqara with 33 rooms or chambers in total. Mereruka was the vizier to king Teti, who was the first pharaoh of the 6th dynasty old kingdom period of Egypt.