Amulets and scarabs were unveiled in the coffin of the High Priest of Jahuti in Tuna al-Jabal in Minya
Dr. Mustafa Waziri, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities and Head of the Mission, said that while examining the coffin after it was opened, a group of amulets were found, consisting of a scarab-heart, a winged scarab, an amulet in the form of the head of Hathor and other amulets representing the four sons of Horus.
He pointed out that the continuing excavation work in the area also resulted in the discovery of another burial well, a depth of 10 meters, inside a large burial chamber containing niches cut in the rock and lined with stone slabs, and the mission will remove these panels to reveal the secrets behind them.a
It is noteworthy that the excavations of the Egyptian archaeological mission, last week, in its fourth season, in the archaeological area of Al-Ghuraifah in Tuna Al-Jabal, Minya Governorate, revealed a burial well with a depth of 5 meters inside which was a coffin made of limestone of the chief priest of the god Jahouti, called Jahouti Im Hoteb of the 26th family. He also holds the position of Azim Al-Khums and the superintendent of the Thrones, and that he is the son of Guarda East, whose coffin was unveiled by the mission in its first excavation season in 2018.
The coffin is decorated with scenes representing the four children of Horus in a good state of preservation. Next to it is a group of shabti statues made of vines
The archaeological mission has also succeeded during its previous three seasons in uncovering many family cemeteries belonging to the high priests of the god Jahouti and senior officials in the fifteenth region of Upper Egypt and its capital Ashmonin, and 19 cemeteries containing 70 stone sarcophagi of different sizes and shapes and funeral furniture, and excavation work continues. To discover more treasures of Ghurefa