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This gallery contains pictures of the two main sites usually visited together on a day trip south of Cairo - Saqqara with the famous Step Pyramid, a huge necropolis with many tombs and other pyramids and Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt now will an open air museum with the alabaster sphinx and the huge partial statue of Ramasses 11.
Saqqara Museum 6824EG07JHP 
 Saqqara Museum Alabaster Unguent Jars Vessels Plates Craftsmanship Ancient Egyptians exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These alabaster and stone vessels dating perhaps from earlier dynasties and tombs and were retrieved and added to the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, entrance, ticket, office, modern, holiday, landscape, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, alabaster, stone, vessels, vase, plates, dishes, unguent, jars, carved, smooth, art, burial
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Saqqara & Memphis
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Saqqara Museum 6824EG07JHP
Upload Date: Saturday, October 27, 2007
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Saqqara Museum Alabaster Unguent Jars Vessels Plates Craftsmanship Ancient Egyptians

exhibit in this new museum by the modern ticket office at entrance to the Saqqara necropolis south of Cairo. These alabaster and stone vessels dating perhaps from earlier dynasties and tombs and were retrieved and added to the burial chamber complex under the Step Pyramid built for King Djoser around 2500BC under the architectural control of Imhotep who later was deified.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, Saqqarah, Saqqara, entrance, ticket, office, modern, holiday, landscape, digital, history, antiquity, Egyptology, archaeology, museum, exhibit, alabaster, stone, vessels, vase, plates, dishes, unguent, jars, carved, smooth, art, burial
 


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