A photographer films a gilded silver mummy mask found on the face of the mummy of the second priest of Mut, as it is displayed during a press conference in front of the step pyramid of Saqqara, in Giza, Saturday, July 14, 2018.Archaeologists say they have discovered a mummification workshop dating back some 2,500 years at an ancient necropolis near Egypt's famed pyramids.
An understanding of nonverbal communication provides a wide range of practical applications.(AP Photo/Amr Nabil) Archaeologists also found a gilded silver mask on the face of a mummy in a badly-damaged wooden coffin.The mask, the first to be discovered since 1939, belongs to a priest."The finding of this mask could be called a sensation," Hussein said.
"Very few masks of precious metals have been preserved to the present day, because the tombs of most Ancient Egyptian dignitaries were looted in ancient times." Down the 30-meter-deep shaft is a host of burial chambers carved into the bedrock lining the sides of two hallways.
There lie several mummies, wooden coffins and sarcophagi.