Egypt

Bent Pyramid Dahshur

Dahshur & Memphis: Entering the Bent Pyramid of Sneferu

In between Djoser’s Step Pyramid and the Great Pyramid of Giza, a king named Sneferu made a name for himself as Egypt’s greatest ever pyramid builder. Snefuru, who took the throne in 2575 BC, is credited with two large pyramids at Dahshur, a site just south of Saqqara. One of them is the Red Pyramid,

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Unas Causeway Saqqara Guide

Saqqara: The Ultimate Guide

Saqqara is, without a doubt, one of the most fascinating and important archaeological sites on the entire planet. But being just a short drive away from the Giza Plateau – arguably the world’s most famous attraction – means it doesn’t quite get the attention it deserves. Though many visit Saqqara as part of a half-day tour, it’s

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Saqqara Step Pyramid of King Djoser

Stepping Inside the Step Pyramid of Djoser

It’s widely regarded as the world’s very first pyramid. And, for that matter, the first-ever major stone structure. And now, over 4600 years after its construction, Saqqara’s Step Pyramid continues to make headlines. For the first time in 14 years, the subterranean labyrinth beneath the pyramid has just opened up to the general public. Having

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