Ancient tomb of Egyptian King Djoser opened 4,500 YEARS after burial – revealing stunning chambers...
Ancient tomb of Egyptian King Djoser opened 4,500 YEARS after burial – revealing stunning chambers
THE TOMB of an ancient Egyptian king who lived around 4,500 years ago has been restored and opened to the public.
King Djoser's death thousands of years ago was honoured by the building of the stunning South Tomb but his body remains in the nearby Step Pyramid.
The pyramid and tomb are located at the Saqqara complex near Cairo.
The South Tomb has been under extensive restoration for the past 15 years.
Most of the tomb is underground and features a long maze of corridors decorated with hieroglyphs and tiles.
Experts think the tomb was built between 2667 BC and 2648 BC for symbolic reasons or to hold pharaoh Djoser's organs.
Highlights in the South …
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