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Pyramid of Sekhemkhet

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Feb 02, 2018 10:16 AM History
The Pyramid of Sekhemkhet, also known as "The Buried Pyramid", is an unfinished step pyramid at Saqqara that was begun ca. 2645 B.C. for Sekhemkhet Djoserty.

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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  • Pyramid of Sekhemkhet at Saqqarah (unspecified date range)



Sekhemkhet Djoserty was the second pharaoh of the Third Dynasty of Ancient Egypt and reigned ca. 2686–2613 B.C.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'Pyramid of Sekhemkhet: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 10 August 2020]

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