Saqqara

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Saqqara
سقارة
Saqqara pyramid ver 2.jpg
The stepped Pyramid o Djoser at Saqqara
Saqqara is locatit in Egypt
Saqqara
Shawn within Egypt
Location Giza Govrenorate, Egyp
Region Lawer Egyp
Coordinates 29°52′16″N 31°12′59″E / 29.87111°N 31.21639°E / 29.87111; 31.21639Coordinates: 29°52′16″N 31°12′59″E / 29.87111°N 31.21639°E / 29.87111; 31.21639
Teep Necropolis
History
Periods Early Dynastic Period tae Middle Ages
Offeecial name Memphis an its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields frae Giza tae Dahshur
Teep Cultural
Criteria i, iii, vi
Designatit 1979 (3rd session)
Reference no. 86
Region Arab States

Saqqara (Arabic: سقارة‎, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [sɑʔˈʔɑːɾɑ]), an aa spelled Sakkara or Saccara, is a vast, auncient burial grund in Egyp, servin as the necropolis for the Auncient Egyptian capital, Memphis.[1]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Fernandez, I., J. Becker, S. Gillies. "Places: 796289136 (Saqqarah)". Pleiades. Retrieved March 22, 2013.