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Saqqara Complexes

Saqqara - The Places

Complex with a Pyramid of Pharaoh Khendjer

What: A Funerary Complex for the Pharaoh including a Mortuary Temple, 2 enclosure Walls, a second smaller Pyramid and a Chapel

When: 13th Dynasty

 

Complex with a Pyramid of Pharaoh Userkaf

What: True sided Pyramid and Mortuary Complex with a Mortuary Temple, Offering Chapel and a Cult Pyramid with reciprocal buildings for Pharaoh’s Chief Royal Wife, Queen Neferhetepes

When: 2490BC during the 5th Dynasty

Size: 49m high, with a base of 73.5m

Complex with a Pyramid of Djedkare

What: True sided Pyramid and Mortuary Complex with a Mortuary Temple, Valley Temple, a Cult Pyramid and a partially built Causeway; with reciprocal buildings for Pharaoh’s Chief Royal Wife, Queen Setibhor

When: 5th Dynasty

Size: 52.5m high – now 24m high, with a base of 78.75m

Complex with a Pyramid of Pharaoh Pepi I

What: A Funerary Complex for the Pharaoh which included a Valley Temple, Causeway, Mortuary Temple, Pyramid Town and a further 10 minor Pyramids

When: 6th Dynasty

Architect: Inenek-Inti