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Zoser

 

(also Djoser), an ancient Egyptian pharaoh and founder of the Third Dynasty; according to the latest findings, he ruled from circa 2780 to 2760 B.C. Under his rule, the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt into a mighty autocracy was carried to completion, and Memphis was established as its capital. Zoser defeated the nomads of the Sinai Peninsula and consolidated Egyptian power over the copper mines there. He subjugated part of northern Nubia, which he gave to the priests of the god Khnum. South of the First Cataract of the Nile, he built a line of fortifications. In the time of Zoser pyramid building began in ancient Egypt.

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Goneim, M. Z. Poteriannaia piramida. Moscow, 1959. (Translated from English.)
Lauer, J. P. Zagadki egipetskikh piramid. Moscow, 1966. (Translated from French.)
Lauer, J. P.Histoire monumentale des Pyramides d’Egypte, vol. 1. Cairo, 1962.
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Political unrest in Egypt has now halted the vital work and Dennis is worried the building, alsoThe 3,500-year-old known as The Pyramid of Djoser, will suffer more damage.
It was built by Djoser, a king of the Third Dynasty - about 2686-2613 BC.
Saqqara refers to the Egyptian burial grounds that include the great ancient stepped Pyramid of Djoser near Memphis.
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Rappelons qu'un plan urgent fut mis en vigueur, ete 2011, pour la restauration de la pyramide de Djoser a Saqqarah.
The more than 4600-year-old pyramid was the first built by ancient Egyptians and was constructed from limestone for Pharoah Djoser, who ruled from 2686 to 2613 BC.
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