Saqqara

Saqqara

Known for being the burial site (necropolis) for Memphis. Part of the reason why it gained so much significance, is because it has several pyramids:

 

• Step Pyramid of Djoser : Erected during the 3rd Dynasty. Gained the title : "First Greatest stone building in Egypt".

Saqqara

 

• Almost 16 more Egyptian Pharaohs constructed their pyramids there.

Some of the monuments found at Saqqara include:

•Pyramid Complex of Teti
•Pyramid Complex of Pepi I & Pepi II
•Pyramid Complex of Netjerikhet
•Pyramid Complex of Sekhemkhet

 

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