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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 Merenre

Pyramid of Merenre, Saqqara, Egypt


Pyramid of Merenre, Saqqara, Egypt


Merenre was a pharaoh of the 6th Dynasty and ruled for 10 years from 2287 until 2278 BCE. For more information check the the Encyclopaedia: Merenre.
The Pyramid of Merenre is in about the same condition as the one of Djedkare. But it looks even less as a pyramid from a distance than this. Passing it up close it merges with the surrounding landscape.
But equal to the Pyramid of Pepi 1, its summit has fallen in or been removed, so that you may enter the inner chambers in open air.



By Tore Kjeilen