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Zoser's step pyramid

 

Zoser was a pharaoh of the 3rd Dynasty and ruled from for 20 years, from 2667 until 2648 BCE.Stones used for building Zoser's step pyramid.
 
Southeastern corner, here with some of the original casing.Northwestern corner. This is the area of the mortuary temple.
 

King Zoser's main architect Imhotep got a bright idea some time in the 27th century BCE. Why not repeat the tomb structure of earlier times, until it reached a summit? What better way of impressing the gods.

The old style tomb was the mastaba, a rectangular massive structure rising up from the ground anything between a few metres and up to 10.
 

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