Menkaure apparently intended for his pyramid on Giza Plateau to be the last of that specific area of the Memphite necropolises, which it is, as well as being the smallest. The valley temple lies at the mouth of the main wadi, closing what had been the principal conduit for construction materials brought to Giza for […]
Because its apex is in better condition and it is located on an elevation (of about 10 meters), Khafre’s sometimes appears to be the largest of the three great Pyramids of the Giza Plateau. However, originally it was some three meters lower than its neighboring pyramid belonging to Khafre’s father, Khufu. In fact, the walls […]
Giza-pyramids-horse-cart-Giza-Plateau-Egypt-this-photo-of-the-three-pyramids-in-GizaPlateau-Egypt-by-Tour-Egypt-ClubFor many years, the Sound and Light Show atGiza opened with, “You have come tonight to the most fabulous and celebrated place in the world”. Here on the Plateau of Giza stands forever the mightiest of human achievements. No traveler, emperor, merchant or poet has trodden on these sands and not gasped in awe”.
Imohtep-Statue-Sakkara-Step-pyramid-king-Zoser-Giza-Egypt-this-photo-of-the-architecture-Imohtep-the-builder-of-the-Step-pyramid-at-Sakkara-Giza-Egypt-by-Tour-Egypt-ClubIt was with great excitement that the new Imhotep Museum was opened in April 2006 by Dr. Zahi Hawass, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities. A modern museum, both in technology and security, this is a place not to be missed on your next visit to Saqqara. Located twenty kilometers south of the […]