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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
Meet Zoser in the Serdab


The Serdab, where you can meet Zoser.


The Serdab is easily missed without a guide, or the presence of other tourists. Should you have to look, walk over the eastern wall of the mortuary temple (to the north of Zoser's pyramid), then look to your right for a stone box with two holes in them.
It is quite eerie to look through one of the holes, suddenly to have Zoser look back at you. The effect is impossible to grasp on photo or film.
Just note that the statue here is not the original, that one is in the Egyptian Museum in Cairo.
The Serdab, where you can meet Zoser.



By Tore Kjeilen