One of the most places that enjoy a variety of Historical sites in Egypt tours is Saqqara, it was the oldest necropolis of the ancient Egyptian capital, it was home to the nation's oldest pyramids in Egypt. Additionally, it is a well-known necropolis from the ancient Kingdom's third dynasty onward.
This Egypt day tours includes the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the oldest pyramid ever constructed among those attributed to Egyptian civilization. After learning about The Pyramid of Unas, which belonged to the ninth and last king of the Fifth Dynasty in Egypt, Unas, you'll visit Saqqara during Cairo day tours.
The central chamber of Pharaoh Unas' Saqqara pyramid was replicated by Teti, the first ruler of Egypt during the Sixth Dynasty after Unas. Stone blocks were tightly packed and covered in fine limestone to create masonry, also numerous kings.
The Tomb of Idut, The tomb is famous for its colorful depictions of daily life, which include butchers, scribes, a statue of the Princess, farming activities, the harvesting of papyrus, and scenes of butchering, farming, and livestock.
Egypt trips to Saqqara from Hurghada
will meet you at your hotel or anywhere else in Cairo or Giza to accompany you with an exclusive vehicle to begin your Cairo day tour from the airport to Saqqara and its variety of Historical sites.
our first destination the first tomb you will see is one made entirely of stone. Built by King Djoser, the Step Pyramid Imhotep appears to have started construction on a straightforward mastaba tomb before Djoser, the first ruler of Egypt's Third Dynasty and the first to build in stone. Imhotep chose to climb higher than the 20 feet tall highest mastaba.
our second site will be idut's tomb, which is one of the most significant tombs. Princess who owned it was a member of the Royal Family from the end of the Fifth Dynasty to the start of the Sixth. The tomb is renowned for its vivid representations of daily life, which include butchers, scribes, a statue of the Princess, fishing, farming, and the papyrus harvest.
then we will go to the Unas Pyramid, The Fifth Dynasty saw the construction of the Unas Pyramid. Even though it is small, this pyramid is significant because it contains the original Pyramid. The earliest examples of a written Semitic language (a language that was widely used during this particular period) can be found in writings on the walls and some writings in a Semitic dialect written in ancient Egyptian characters.
after that, you will discover The walls of Idut's tomb, the daughter of King Teti, the first ruler of the Sixth Dynasty, are adorned with lovely inscriptions depicting various scenes from daily life, including hunting, fishing, farming, and paying taxes. A rare scene showing the birth of a hippo is also present.
The pyramid today barely resembles a natural hill due to earthquakes and other natural occurrences, but the substructure is still there.
The Tomb of Mereruka, who served as Kings Teti's minister and is buried in the mastaba of the Teti pyramid, is the fifth location. This tomb is decorated with a variety of exquisite scenes that offer a glimpse into life in the Old Kingdom. additionally to Serapeum's tomb, which consists of two lengthy corridors and once housed the mummified remains of the bulls. The bodies of his representatives are interred in the pyramid, a sizable cemetery. One of the Old Kingdom's largest and most lavishly decorated tombs.
We will take you to the Imhotep Museum at the end of this Tour. The museum, which bears Imhotep's name, exhibits works of art from Saqqara, archaeological discoveries, and Egyptian art, including wooden and stone vessels, statues, and stelae, as well as the tools and materials used to construct the monuments and other architectural features from the 6th Dynasty to the New Kingdom.
Finally, you will return to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
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