|Egypt says restoration of oldest pyramid on track|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SAQQARA, Egypt — Egypt’s antiquities minister took journalists inside a 4,600-year-old pyramid on Tuesday to reject recent accusations of mismanagement at the site as false and “without evidence.”
At a press conference at the Saqqara pyramid complex, some 20 miles south of Cairo, Minister of Antiquities Mamdouh el-Damaty decried recent media reports alleging that the Djoser pyramid might collapse.
“All these repetitions that there are fallen stones inside or outside the pyramid are not true,” el-Damaty said.
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