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Saqqara



Saqqara
Introduction

1. Zoser's step pyramid

2. Entrance and Hall

3. Mortuary temple

4. Meet Zoser

5. Heb-Sed Court

6. House of South

7. Pyramid of Unas

8. Causeway; boat pits

9. Valley Temple

10. Tomb of Horemheb

11. Saite & Persian tombs

12. Sekhemkhet pyramid

13. Teti pyramid

14. Entering the tomb

15. Mastabas

16. Mereruka

17. Ti

18. Kagemni

19. Akhti-Hotep and Ptah-Hotep

20. Pyramid of Userkaf

21. 1. & 3.Dynasty Tombs

22. Philsopher's Circle

23. Serapeum

South Saqqara

25. Pepi 2 pyramid

26. Faraoun mastaba

27. Pepi 1 pyramid

28. Djedkare pyramid

29. Merenre pyramid

30. Ibi pyramid

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SAQQARA
Zoser. Mortuary temple

The mortuary temple of Zoser's pyramid


Entrance to the tomb of Zoser's pyramid


The mortuary temple is not the most visually impressive part of the entire complex. It lies to the north of the pyramid, and all that remains now are the two lower stone layers of the original buildings, together with the entrance to the underground tomb of Zoser (closed).
In order to get a better feeling of its original state, you need to mount the House of the North. But be quick, some zealous guards might call on you not to make the climb.



By Tore Kjeilen