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Background imageSaqqara Collection: The Step Pyramid of Saqqara, UNESCO World Heritage Site, near Cairo, Egypt

The Step Pyramid of Saqqara, UNESCO World Heritage Site, near Cairo, Egypt, North Africa, Africa

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Statue of Djoser. Egyptian art

Statue of Djoser. Egyptian art
Seated statue of King Djoser. 2611 BC. Detail. Egyptian art. Old Kingdom. Sculpture on rock. EGYPT. CAIRO. Cairo. Egyptian Museum. Proc: EGYPT. CAIRO. Saqqara

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian antiquite: pectoral of Pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) 19th Dynasty

Egyptian antiquite: pectoral of Pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) 19th Dynasty
LRI4633627 Egyptian antiquite: pectoral of Pharaoh Ramses II (1279-1213 BC) 19th Dynasty. In the center the goddess cobra Ouadjet and the vulture goddess Nekhbet

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Village of Kafr near the Pyramids of Saqqara, Egypt (chromolitho)

Village of Kafr near the Pyramids of Saqqara, Egypt (chromolitho)
6033694 Village of Kafr near the Pyramids of Saqqara, Egypt (chromolitho) by European School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Village of Kafr near the Pyramids of Saqqara, Egypt)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Hyroglyphs in the Mastaba (tomb) of Kagemni (c. 2321-2290 B. C. ) by the Pyramid of Teti

Hyroglyphs in the Mastaba (tomb) of Kagemni (c. 2321-2290 B. C. ) by the Pyramid of Teti
Hyroglyphs in the Mastaba (tomb) of Kagemni (c. 2321-2290 B.C.) by the Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara, Nr Cairo, Egypt

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egyptian paintings of animals (colour litho)

Ancient Egyptian paintings of animals (colour litho)
8663625 Ancient Egyptian paintings of animals (colour litho) by German School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Ancient Egyptian paintings of animals)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Opening of the Mastabat al-Fir'aun tomb, Egypt (engraving)

Opening of the Mastabat al-Fir'aun tomb, Egypt (engraving)
8676742 Opening of the Mastabat al-Fir'aun tomb, Egypt (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Figure of a Man, c. 2494-2345 BC (wood with traces of gesso and paint)

Figure of a Man, c. 2494-2345 BC (wood with traces of gesso and paint)
3576911 Figure of a Man, c.2494-2345 BC (wood with traces of gesso and paint) by Egyptian 5th Dynasty (c.2494-2345 BC); 132.7 cm; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers

Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt, 1898. Creator: Christian Wilhelm Allers
Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, near Cairo, Egypt, 1898. The pyramid was built in the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Step Pyramid of Djoser (the oldest Pyramid in Egypt, 2600bc), Saqqara, Nr Cairo, Egypt

Step Pyramid of Djoser (the oldest Pyramid in Egypt, 2600bc), Saqqara, Nr Cairo, Egypt

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Jewellers smelting gold, Merereuka Mastaba/Tomb, 6th Dyn, Saqqara

Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Jewellers smelting gold, Merereuka Mastaba/Tomb, 6th Dyn, Saqqara, Egypt (photo)
3476396 Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Jewellers smelting gold, Merereuka Mastaba/Tomb, 6th Dyn, Saqqara, Egypt (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving, Jewellers smelting gold)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting, Bound captives, Painting incomplete, Horemheb Tomb, 18th dynasty

Ancient Egypt, Wall painting, Bound captives, Painting incomplete, Horemheb Tomb, 18th dynasty, Saqqara (photo)
3476358 Ancient Egypt, Wall painting, Bound captives, Painting incomplete, Horemheb Tomb, 18th dynasty, Saqqara (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall painting, Bound captives, Painting incomplete)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, 6th Dynasty

Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, 6th Dynasty, Two hippos fighting (photo)
3476405 Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, 6th Dynasty, Two hippos fighting (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Chapel of Ihy, Ihy, Saqqara (photo)

Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Chapel of Ihy, Ihy, Saqqara (photo)
3476420 Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Chapel of Ihy, Ihy, Saqqara (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Chapel of Ihy, Ihy, Saqqara); © Mary Jelliffe

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, Fishermen sit on boats, scaling fish (photo)

Ancient Egypt, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, Fishermen sit on boats, scaling fish (photo)
3476410 Ancient Egypt, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, Fishermen sit on boats, scaling fish (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Mastaba/Tomb of Idout, Saqqara, Fishermen sit on boats)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Fishing scene on the tomb of a noble in Saqqara (relief)

Fishing scene on the tomb of a noble in Saqqara (relief)
THT4306365 Fishing scene on the tomb of a noble in Saqqara (relief); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt: Saqqarah (or Saqqara or Sakkarah): necropolis of the Old Empire, tomb of noble

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Hippopotamus detail in the tomb of Ti, Saqqara, 5th dynasty (relief)

Hippopotamus detail in the tomb of Ti, Saqqara, 5th dynasty (relief)
THT4306266 Hippopotamus detail in the tomb of Ti, Saqqara, 5th dynasty (relief) by Egyptian 5th Dynasty (c.2494-2345 BC); (add.info)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Ti, 5th Dynasty, Saqqara

Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Ti, 5th Dynasty, Saqqara, Workmen polishing wood (photo)
3476426 Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Ti, 5th Dynasty, Saqqara, Workmen polishing wood (photo); (add.info.: Ancient Egypt, Wall carving/painting, Mastaba/Tomb of Ti)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief from a tomb in Saqqara, part of the Memphite Necropolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt

Relief from a tomb in Saqqara, part of the Memphite Necropolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Egypt, North Africa Africa

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egypt Stepped Pyramid of Saqqara Victorian period

Egypt Stepped Pyramid of Saqqara Victorian period

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Stepped Pyramid of Saqqara, Egypt, Victorian period

Stepped Pyramid of Saqqara, Egypt, Victorian period

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal srvant. Egypt

Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal srvant. Egypt
Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal servants at the palace of pharaoh Niuserre. Entrance with relief depicting the dead on both sides of the door. Detail. Saqqara. Egypt

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal servants. Egypt

Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal servants. Egypt
Mastaba of Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum. Royal servants at the palace of pharaoh Niuserre. Entrance with relief depicting the dead on both sides of the door. Saqqara. Egypt

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian Art. Sarcophagus of Wennefer. Late Period. Dynasty

Egyptian Art. Sarcophagus of Wennefer. Late Period. Dynasty 30-2nd Persian Period. 380332 B.C. Memphite Region, Saqqara, Egypt. Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York. United States

Background imageSaqqara Collection: View of monuments found in Saqqara (Sakkara) in 1822. Drawing by Pascal Coste (1787-1879), 1825

View of monuments found in Saqqara (Sakkara) in 1822. Drawing by Pascal Coste (1787-1879), 1825
JEB4859728 View of monuments found in Saqqara (Sakkara) in 1822. Drawing by Pascal Coste (1787-1879), 1825. Mediterranean Archeology Museum, Marseille by Coste

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Fragment of a Stela Depicting Fowling in the Marshes, Sakkara, First Intermediate Period

Fragment of a Stela Depicting Fowling in the Marshes, Sakkara, First Intermediate Period, Dynasty 10 (about 2186-2061 BCE)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Fragment of the Lintel from the Tomb of Iniuia and Iuy, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18

Fragment of the Lintel from the Tomb of Iniuia and Iuy, Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Tutankhamun (about 1336-1327 BCE)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt: limestone relief depicting scribes from the Chapel of Mastaba in

Ancient Egypt: limestone relief depicting scribes from the Chapel of Mastaba in
JLJ4673072 Ancient Egypt: limestone relief depicting scribes from the Chapel of Mastaba in Akhethetep, around 2300 BC. 5th dynasty. Old empire. From Saqqara (Sakkara)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Ancient Egypt: limestone relief representing musicians from the Chapel of Mastaba in

Ancient Egypt: limestone relief representing musicians from the Chapel of Mastaba in
JLJ4670675 Ancient Egypt: limestone relief representing musicians from the Chapel of Mastaba in Akhethetep, around 2300 BC. 5th dynasty. Old empire. From Saqqara (Sakkara)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian antiquite: limestone statue of a sitting scribe from the necropolis of Saqqara

Egyptian antiquite: limestone statue of a sitting scribe from the necropolis of Saqqara
LRI4639862 Egyptian antiquite: limestone statue of a sitting scribe from the necropolis of Saqqara (Sakkara), 5th dynasty, ancient empire

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King

Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King
JLJ4590275 Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King Djeser (around 2, 700 BC) (3rd Dynasty) Saqqarah

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Detail of relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565

Detail of relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565
CH440559 Detail of relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565, 440566, 440564 and 440560) by Egyptian 5th Dynasty (c.2494-2345 BC)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief of Three Offering Bearers, from Saqqara, c. 2311-2281 BC (painted limestone)

Relief of Three Offering Bearers, from Saqqara, c. 2311-2281 BC (painted limestone)
491163 Relief of Three Offering Bearers, from Saqqara, c.2311-2281 BC (painted limestone) by Egyptian 6th Dynasty (c.2350-2200 BC); h:38.40 w:72.20 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief of Men Bringing Desert Animals, c. 2311-2281 BC (limestone)

Relief of Men Bringing Desert Animals, c. 2311-2281 BC (limestone)
491160 Relief of Men Bringing Desert Animals, c.2311-2281 BC (limestone) by Egyptian 6th Dynasty (c.2350-2200 BC); h:36.50 w:161.20 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Step Pyramid, Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara, Egypt

Step Pyramid, Pyramid of Djoser, Saqqara, Egypt. Date: circa 1920s

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian antiquite: the pyramid of Sakkarah (Saqqarah) made by Imhotep for King Djeser

Egyptian antiquite: the pyramid of Sakkarah (Saqqarah) made by Imhotep for King Djeser
JLJ4680052 Egyptian antiquite: the pyramid of Sakkarah (Saqqarah) made by Imhotep for King Djeser. 3rd dynasty (around 2700 BC) Egypt by Egyptian 3rd Dynasty (2700-2620 BC); Saqqara

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian antiquite: navigation scene. Limestone relief from the Chapel of Mastaba of

Egyptian antiquite: navigation scene. Limestone relief from the Chapel of Mastaba of
JLJ4592226 Egyptian antiquite: navigation scene. Limestone relief from the Chapel of Mastaba of Akhethetep in Saqqara. 5th dynasty (around 2500-2350 BC) 2300 BC

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King

Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King
JLJ4590214 Egyptian Antiquity: View of the Pyramid of Sakkarah. Construction of Imhotep for King Djeser (around 2, 700 BC) (3rd Dynasty) Saqqarah

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565, 440566

Relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565, 440566
CH440564 Relief of Pehenuka, Old Kingdom, 2465-2323 BC (limestone) (see also 440565, 440566, 440559 and 440560) by Egyptian 5th Dynasty (c.2494-2345 BC)

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief of Agricultural Scenes, from Saqqara, c. 2311-2281 (painted limestone)

Relief of Agricultural Scenes, from Saqqara, c. 2311-2281 (painted limestone)
491162 Relief of Agricultural Scenes, from Saqqara, c.2311-2281 (painted limestone) by Egyptian 6th Dynasty (c.2350-2200 BC); h:92.50 w:173.8 cm; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Harvesting papyrus and a group of cows, Old Kingdom (wall painting)

Harvesting papyrus and a group of cows, Old Kingdom (wall painting)
XIR162116 Harvesting papyrus and a group of cows, Old Kingdom (wall painting) by Egyptian 5th Dynasty (c.2494-2345 BC); Tomb of Nefer and Ka-Hay, Saqqarah, Egypt; Egyptian, out of copyright

Background imageSaqqara Collection: People with camel by the waterside, Sakkara, Egypt

People with camel by the waterside, Sakkara, Egypt
People with camel by the waterside, necropolis of Sakkara (Saqqara, Saccara), Memphis, Egypt. Date: 1922

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c. 2345-2184 BC (white limestone)

Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c. 2345-2184 BC (white limestone)
3576853 Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c.2345-2184 BC (white limestone) by Egyptian School, (c.2345-2184); 54.6x48.1x2.9 cm; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c. 2345-2184 BC (White limestone)

Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c. 2345-2184 BC (White limestone)
3576852 Relief from the Tomb of Khnumti, c.2345-2184 BC (White limestone) by Egyptian School, (c.2345-2184); 60.6x49.8x2.5 cm; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh

Background imageSaqqara Collection: Sarcophagus of Wennefer, 380-332 BC (granite)

Sarcophagus of Wennefer, 380-332 BC (granite)
3526135 Sarcophagus of Wennefer, 380-332 BC (granite) by Egyptian, Late Period (715-332 BC); 258 long cm; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; (add.info.: From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara)




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Saqqara: Unveiling the Ancient Wonders of Egypt Step back in time and immerse yourself in the captivating world of Saqqara, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located near Cairo, Egypt. This archaeological treasure trove holds numerous relics that shed light on the rich history and artistry of ancient Egypt. One cannot miss the magnificent Step Pyramid of Saqqara, an architectural marvel built for Pharaoh Djoser during the 27th century BC. Standing tall and proud, it is considered one of the earliest colossal stone structures ever constructed by mankind. As you explore this historic site, be sure to admire the Statue of Djoser—a masterpiece of Egyptian art that showcases intricate details and craftsmanship from a bygone era. It serves as a testament to the skillful hands that sculpted it centuries ago. Delving deeper into antiquity, discover treasures like the pectoral of Pharaoh Ramses II from the 19th Dynasty. This exquisite piece exemplifies Egyptian opulence and offers a glimpse into royal fashion during that era. The Victorian period also left its mark on Saqqara with its fascination for ancient civilizations. The Stepped Pyramid became an inspiration for architects worldwide during this time, showcasing how timeless beauty can transcend generations. Marvel at another stunning structure known as Mastaba—specifically Nhnumhotep and Niankhkhnum's tomb—an awe-inspiring tribute to these loyal servants who served their pharaoh dutifully throughout their lives. Egyptian art continues to captivate visitors with artifacts such as Wennefer's sarcophagus from Late Period Dynasty—a testament to their beliefs surrounding death and afterlife rituals intricately depicted through detailed carvings. Venturing further into this mystical place reveals hieroglyphics adorning walls within underground tombs—a language frozen in time yet still capable of conveying stories untold until deciphered by modern scholars.