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Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun

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Senin, 16 Nov 2020 21:36 WIB

Saqqara - Mesir mengumumkan penemuan setidaknya 100 sarkofagus atau peti mati kuno yang beberapa diantaranya berisi mumi. Penemuan itu pun ditampilkan kepada publik.

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Orang-orang melihat sarkofagus kuno yang dipajang di Saqqara, Giza, Mesir.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Pejabat barang antik Mesir pada hari Sabtu (14/11/2020) waktu setempat, mengumumkan penemuan setidaknya 100 sarkofagus atau peti mati kuno.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Penemuan tersebut ditampilkan dalam pameran darurat di kaki piramida Djoser, Saqqara.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Beberapa di antara sarkofagus tersebut berisi mumi di dalamnya.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Pejabat setempat juga mengatakan adanya penemuan 40 patung berlapis emas di selatan Kairo.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Para arkeolog membuka sarkofagus berisi mumi yang terawetkan dengan baik dan terbungkus dengan kain.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Mereka juga menggunakan sinar X untuk memvisualkan struktur mumi purba dan mengetahui bagaimana cara mayat mereka terawetkan.  

Journalists crowd to report on newly discovered ancient sarcophagi in a vast necropolis in Saqqara, Giza, Egypt, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Egyptian antiquities officials on Saturday announced the discovery of at least 100 ancient coffins, some with mummies inside, and around 40 gilded statues south of Cairo. (AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty)

Kementerian Pariwisata dan Kepurbakalaan Mesir, Khaled el-Anany, mengatakan temuan tersebut berasal dari dinasti Prolemeus yang memerintah Mesir selama 300 tahun dari 320-30 Sebelum Masehi, dan Periode Akhir (664-332 Sebelum Masehi).   

Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun
Mesir Pamerkan 100 Sarkofagus Berusia 2.500 Tahun