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Saqqarah

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Iris Fernandez
Contributors: Jeffrey Becker, Sean Gillies
Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 30, 2018 03:41 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 best preserved and most well known structure of the site.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/796289136

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catacomb, cemetery, necropolis

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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, and Sean Gillies, 'Saqqarah: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/796289136> [accessed: 25 April 2018]

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