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a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Iris Fernandez Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Nov 18, 2023 11:56 PM History
A pharaonic necropolis serving the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis. It was most active during Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom Egypt. The step pyramid complex of the Third Dynasty Pharaoh Djoser is the site's best preserved and most well-known structure.

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catacomb, cemetery, necropolis


Saqqarah is listed as a World Heritage Site as part of the "Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur" heritage landscape that was established in 1979.

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Iris Fernandez, Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott, Sean Gillies, Valeria Vitale, and Gabriel Bodard, 'Saqqarah: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2023 <> [accessed: 09 December 2023]

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