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Imhotep was a high courtier under King Djoser (Dynasty III), who was given the supreme privilege of having his name carved alongside that of Pharaoh himself. He held the offices of vizier and master sculptor. The Egyptian priest Manetho stated that he was the...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Originally a fertility symbol, he became the sacred bull, or the 'Ba' of the creator god Ptah at the cult center of Memphis. The Apis was linked to Pharaoh as the divine manifestation of a god and the bulls became important enough to have a grand burial at...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Anubis/Inpew/Yinepu/Anpu, "Lord of the Hallowed Land", meaning the necropolis. Jackal or dog headed god protecting the deceased. Known since Predydnastic times and linked to the name Khenty Amentiu, "Foremost of the Westerners". He was...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Osiris, Wesir, Ausar, Usir, meaning "place of the eye". Also Wennefer which means "the eternally good being" or "the perfect one". He has been called "Lord of the Afterworld", "Judge of the Blessed Dead", "...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
Ptah, Peteh, 'South of His Wall', 'The Ancient One', worshipped in Mennefer (Gr: Memphis) already in the early dynastic period, probably at first as the local patron of craftsmanship, his High Priest in Mennefer was titled 'Greatest of the controllers of...
Deities & Heros >> Egyptian
History of the Egyptian Religion, part III: The Wisdom Literature
It may seem that religion in ancient Egypt was mainly concerned with preserving the status of kingship and of a powerful priesthood. However, at all levels of society relationship with a deity through prayers and offerings on a daily basis was of great...
Religions >> Egyptian
History & Anthropology >> Egyptian

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El Tarfaya El Badrshein El Shimbab Mit Rahina Saqqara
Saqqara. Present-day town names are shown in yellow. Scale varies in this perspective.
bled the palaeographic style of the inscriptions from Saqqara (Table 1;. Figs. 1-10 ).
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Technical Description. Laser Measurement Systems LMS200 to LMS291. 2.
Late period stelae from Saqqara
Period at Saqqara there was: a multi-cultural community in and around the city of .

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Hot Spot: Cairo's new Kempinski Nile Hotel
With only two days in Cairo on our Egypt holiday we visited the Pyramids of Giza, Ibn Tulun Mosque, Khan El Khalili Bazaar and the pyramid at Saqqara.
Committee to fund Zoser pyramid renovation
King Zoser's step Pyramid of Saqqara stands about 30 kilometers south of Cairo. It is thought to be the first pyramid ever built in Egypt and the oldest stone building still standing in the country.
Cairo, cruise and Coxon!
A ride through the countryside takes us to Saqqara, the necropolis of Memphis. Here we find the Step Pyramid of king Djoser and we can enter the Pyramid of Pharaoh Teti. Once inside we see that the walls are covered with pyramid texts.
Egyptian antiquities suffering due to turmoil at the top
Over the past few years, a few discoveries were made by the council's inspectors in Saqqara, Beni Suef and North Sinai. Still, Egypt's contribution to archaeological research that is meant to fill in historical gaps remains minimal.
Book Review: Out of Place in Time and Space: Inventions. Beliefs. And Artistic
The Saqqara Bird is the spitting image of a small fighter plane. A model was depicted in an ancient Egyptian tomb. A 1710 Dutch painting of the Baptism of Christ shows a flying saucer clearly overhead.

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Saqqara - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saqqara (or Sakkara, Saqqarah; Arabic: سقارة‎) is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis.
Saqqara is an immense necropolis (cemetery) just south of Cairo and west of the ancient city of Memphis. Homepage
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Sakkara (Saqqara), history of ancient Egypt near Cairo, Egypt.

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