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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
Pyramid of Sekhemkhet


Unfinished pyramid of Sekhemkhet, Saqqara, Egypt


Sekhemkhet was a pharaoh of the 3rd Dynasty and ruled for 9 years, from 2648 until 2640 BCE.
Visiting the Pyramid of Sekhemkhet is really for those intent on seeing all of the pyramids. It was discovered as early as 1950, and it is suggested that Imhotep can have been its architect. But this construction was never completed, and Sekhemkhet, who ruled for 8 years after Zoser, was possibly never buried here either.
Inside the pyramid, if you manage to find the entrance, there is a sarcophagus made from alabaster.
Unfinished pyramid of Sekhemkhet, Saqqara, Egypt



By Tore Kjeilen