Category: Enclosures

Stepped Pyramid at Saqqara

Egypt’s first and oldest pyramid is that of pharaoh Djoser, designed by the renown architect, high-priest and physician, Imhotep. The stepped pyramid is enclosed in a funerary complex that doubled as a place for...

Colossus at Memphis

The monuments of ancient Men-Nefer (Memphis) including the spectacular colossus of Ramesses the Great, which lays preserved in an open-air museum close to the pyramids of Dahshur and Saqqara, is definitely worth the detour....

Giza Pyramids & the Sphinx

The Giza plateau is home to some of Egypt’s most iconic landmarks. Besides the pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, and the Great Sphinx, there are many other smaller pyramids, mastabas, and funerary temples scattered,...