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Places throughout Ancient Egypt

The Places

Visit the numerous Capital Cities; the Giza and Saqqara Necropoli; and the Valleys of the Kings, Queens and Nobles to name only a few


How? By clicking on the relevant image below

The Ancient Capital Cities

Abydos;  Alexandria;  Amarna;  Avaris;  Cairo;  Djedet-Mendes;  Het-Nesit-Herakleopolis Magna;  Itjawy;  Memphis;  Pi-Ramses;  Sebennytos;  Tanis;  Thebes;  Zau-Sais

The Valleys

Home to the Tombs of the Pharaohs; The Queens and Wives; & The Nobles

The Great Pyramids at Giza

Home to the last remaining Wonder of the Ancient World and the Suberb Sphinx

The Saqqara Necropolis

Saqqara is the main Burial Area for the Pharaohs, their Royal Families and the Nobles, who used Memphis as their Capital City. 17 Pharaohs built at Saqqara; Nobles and Officials added their own monuments and it remained in use for over 3,000 years

Waset : Thebes

The Ancient City of Amun
On occassion it was the Capital City
It remained the home to the High Priests of Amun who, at times, were the de facto Pharaohs of Egypt

Abusir and AbuGorab

“The House of Osiris”. Home to 14 Pyramids and in use from the beginning of the 5th Dynasty but also continued on until the 26th and 27th Dynasties. Also has the main Sun/Solar Temples in the whole of Egypt.



On the West Bank of the Nile, 40km South of Cairo: The Pyramids built in Dahshur gave the 4th Dynasty Egyptian Architects the knowledge to move on from building the Step Pyramid to the smooth sided Pyramids at Giza

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