In fact, the Pyramid of Sahure is a step pyramid located in Abusir, near Giza. It was there during the Old Kingdom for the pharaoh Sahure around 2480 BC. The pyramid is made of limestone blocks, which were transported from Tura quarry. The pyramid’s exterior is covered in smooth limestone blocks, which have been removed by stone robbers.

In fact, the pyramid’s entrance is located on the north side and is reached by a long causeway leading up to the pyramid’s entrance. The causeway has limestone blocks and granite slabs. At the end of the causeway, there is a small temple belongs to the god Sokar.

In fact, the interior of the pyramid contains a narrow corridor leading to a chamber at the pyramid’s base. The chamber is about 6 meters long, 3 meters wide, and 4 meters high. The chamber was as a burial chamber for the pharaoh.

In fact, the Pyramid of Sahure is an important example of Egyptian architecture and is a testament to the ingenuity and skill of the ancient Egyptians. Its well-preserved reliefs provide valuable insights into the religious beliefs and daily life of the Old Kingdom. The Pyramid of Sahure is a must-see for anyone visiting Egypt and its impressive architecture and well-preserved reliefs make it a popular destination for tourists and scholars alike.

Photograph of the ruins of a corridor and temple


A 235 m (771 ft; 448 cu) long, slightly inclined limestone causeway connected the valley temple to the mortuary temple. The causeway had a roof. With narrow slits left in the ceiling slabs allowing light to enter, illuminating its walls covered in polychromatic bas-relief. These included scenes with seemingly apoyropaic functions, such as a scene of the king represented as a sphinx crushing Egypt’s enemies under his paw. In fact,Other scenes presented include offering bearers, animal slaughter, and the transport of the gilded pyramidion to the construction site.