Places throughout Ancient EgyptThe Places
Capital Cities; Giza; Saqqara; The Valleys to name only a few
Abydos; Alexandria; Amarna; Avaris; Cairo; Djedet-Mendes; Het-Nesit-Herakleopolis Magna; Itjawy; Memphis; Pi-Ramses; Sebennytos; Tanis; Thebes; Zau-Sais
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
“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