Saqqara.nl: Step pyramid of Djoser

Saqqara.nl: Step pyramid of Djoser

The step Pyramid of Saqqara, Djoser's pyramid and its surrounding mortuary complex is recognized as the first stone building in the world. Khufu Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt ( 2589 - 2566 BC) Dynasty 4

Imhotep, 2650–2600 BC, was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. He is considered to be the first architect and engineer and physician in early history, and he was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC. Before Djoser, pharaohs were buried in mastaba tombs. He served as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.

Imhotep, 2650–2600 BC, was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. He is considered to be the first architect and engineer and physician in early history, and he was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC. Before Djoser, pharaohs were buried in mastaba tombs. He served as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.

The Pyramid of Djoser, or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, near the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. This first Egyptian pyramid consisted of six mastabas built atop one another. The pyramid originally stood 203 ft tall, with a base of 358 ft × 410 ft & was clad in polished white limestone. The step pyramid is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone…

The Pyramid of Djoser, or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, near the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. This first Egyptian pyramid consisted of six mastabas built atop one another. The pyramid originally stood 203 ft tall, with a base of 358 ft × 410 ft & was clad in polished white limestone. The step pyramid is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone…

Egypte, Saqqara: Stairs in the south part of the pyramide of Djoser. by Marie-Hélène Cingal, via Flickr

Egypte, Saqqara: Stairs in the south part of the pyramide of Djoser. by Marie-Hélène Cingal, via Flickr

Faience Tiles circa 2690-2670 BC Fitzwilliam Museum Collections Explorer - Object E.GA.4359.1943 (Id:125493)

Faience Tiles circa 2690-2670 BC Fitzwilliam Museum Collections Explorer - Object E.GA.4359.1943 (Id:125493)

The stepped Pyramid of Djoser at Sakkara dates back to the 3rd dynasty and was the first all-stone complex ever built on earth   Photo: @travelingwithunicorns

The stepped Pyramid of Djoser at Sakkara dates back to the 3rd dynasty and was the first all-stone complex ever built on earth Photo: @travelingwithunicorns

Step Pyramid of Djoser

Imhotep's First Big Commission - Old Kingdom Step Pyramid at Saqqara

Step Pyramid of Djoser

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