A LOST pyramid has been uncovered in “very good condition” by scientists in Egypt.
The ancient tomb of the Pharaohs was discovered near the Egyptian capital of Cairo.
Experts believe the structure is around 3,700 years old and described it as in “very good condition”.
It is believed to have been resting place of ancient Egyptian royalty from the reign of the 13th dynasty.
The pyramid is dated to sometime between 1803 BC to 1649 BC and would have served the Old Kingdom and the Middle Kingdom of Egypt.
Ancient Egyptians are regarded as one of the most mysterious and advanced civilisations of antiquity.
Scientists uncovered the lost pyramid 25 miles from Cairo near the Bent Pyramid of Pharaoh Sneferu at the Dahshur necropolis.
The find comes after scientists praised open a tomb revealing an ancient mummy of Shemai discovered on the banks of the River Nile in Aswan, Egypt.
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the find today and shared pictures of the ruins.
Blocks and chambers were found buried beneath the sand along with plates covered the hieroglyphics.
Archaeologists will continue to excavate the ancient structure in a bid to discover what ancient king it belonged to.
“The discovered remains are in a very good condition; and further excavation is planned to reveal more of the structure,” said Mahmoud Afifi, from the Ministry of Antiquities.
Elsewhere in Egypt, Scientists are preparing to open the “lost chamber” in the tomb of Tutankhamun expected to reveal the burial of his mother Queen Nefertiti.