Columnas de entrada a la pirámide escalonada del rey Zoser en Saqqara.

My husband took me to Egypt as a birthday present. I remember walking through these columns- magical! Columns in Entrance to Courtyard Djoser step pyramid Saqqara Egypt

Chapels of the necropolis Djoser, step pyramid complex, Saqqara, Egypt, 27th century BC

Chapels of the necropolis Djoser, step pyramid complex, Saqqara, Egypt, century BC

* The Pyramid of Djoser (or Zoser), or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. *

* The Pyramid of Djoser (or Zoser), or step pyramid is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt. It was built during the century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier.

Unas' burial chamber with pyramid texts.  "He Lives!  He Lives!  He Lives!  This Unas, He Lives!"  My and a friend translating our first hierogyphic inscription -- words, the pyramid - caps and exclamation marks - ours !!  I remember we grabbed each other's hands and jumped up and down we were so excited that we were able to understand what we were seeing/reading.  What an incredible moment - the walls spoke to us!! The past lived!!! This Unas, This Unas - He Lives!!!  --  ds

Hieroglyphics dubbed the 'Pyramid Texts' cover the walls of burial chamber of Unis, interchangeably called Wenis, the king BC) of the Dynasty of ancient Egypt. The Pyramid Complex of Unas is located in the pyramid field at Saqqara, near Cairo in Egypt.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pyramid_of_Djoser The Pyramid of Djoser (or Djeser and Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt

The Pyramid of Djoser (or Djeser and Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt

*EGYPT ~ Solar Boat    This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

*EGYPT ~ Solar Boat This cedar boat is one of two found by the Great Pyramid at Giza, intact but dismantled. It took 12 years to reconstruct it. There is another one still in its original pit, and there were three additional pits on the other side that were empty. The king needed 2 to travel with the sun across the sky, 2 to travel through the night, and one to cross to the underworld

Pyramid of Amenemhat III (Dahshur) The Black Pyramid was built by King Amenemhat III during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt (2055-1650 BC). It is one of the five remaining pyramids of the original eleven pyramids at Dahshur in Egypt.

*EGYPT ~ Pyramid of Amenemhat III (Dahshur) The Black Pyramid was built by King Amenemhat III during the Middle Kingdom of Egypt BC). It is one of the five remaining pyramids of the original eleven pyramids at Dahshur in Egypt.

Steps leading to the tomb of Pharaoh Ramses VI

Pharaoh’s sarcophagus reassembled at last

Tomb Paintings in the Valley of the Kings, Egypt. Tomb of Tausret and Setnakht

BUCKETLIST: to visit the almighty valley of the kings. in Egypt, this valley stands on the west of the Nile. Tombs were built in the early century for the Pharaohs and powerful nobles of the New Kingdom.

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