Imhotep, 2650–2600 BC, was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. He is considered to be the first architect and engineer and physician in early history, and he was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC. Before Djoser, pharaohs were buried in mastaba tombs. He served as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.

Imhotep, 2650–2600 BC, was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. He is considered to be the first architect and engineer and physician in early history, and he was one of the chief officials of Pharaoh Djoser. Egyptologists ascribe to him the design of the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara in Egypt in 2630 – 2611 BC. Before Djoser, pharaohs were buried in mastaba tombs. He served as chancellor to the pharaoh and high priest of the sun god Ra at Heliopolis.

View of Saqqara Necropolis, Pyramid of Djoser in background, Memphis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Egypt, Egyptian civilization, Old Kingdom, Dynasty III

View of Saqqara Necropolis, Pyramid of Djoser in background, Memphis (Unesco World Heritage List, 1979), Egypt, Egyptian civilization, Old Kingdom, Dynasty III

Pedestal of a statue of Djoser found in 1924-26 excavation. Egypt: The Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara (Sakkara)

Pedestal of a statue of Djoser found in 1924-26 excavation. Egypt: The Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara (Sakkara)

A dummy chapel at the Hep-Sed court of the Step Pyramid of Djoser.

Step Pyramid of Djoser: Egypt's First Pyramid

A dummy chapel at the Hep-Sed court of the Step Pyramid of Djoser.

Egypte, Saqqara: Stairs in the south part of the pyramide of Djoser. by Marie-Hélène Cingal, via Flickr

Egypte, Saqqara: Stairs in the south part of the pyramide of Djoser. by Marie-Hélène Cingal, via Flickr

Faience Tiles circa 2690-2670 BC Fitzwilliam Museum Collections Explorer - Object E.GA.4359.1943 (Id:125493)

Faience Tiles circa 2690-2670 BC Fitzwilliam Museum Collections Explorer - Object E.GA.4359.1943 (Id:125493)

Bronze statue of Imhotep (fl. ca. 2650-2600 BCE), architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser and the first known physician in Ancient Egypt. Artist unknown; Ptolemaic period (332-30 BCE). Now in the Louvre.

Bronze statue of Imhotep (fl. ca. 2650-2600 BCE), architect of the Step Pyramid of Djoser and the first known physician in Ancient Egypt. Artist unknown; Ptolemaic period (332-30 BCE). Now in the Louvre.

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people General view of the Step Pyramid of Djoser in the middle of the pyramid complex of Saqqara

If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell it about other people General view of the Step Pyramid of Djoser in the middle of the pyramid complex of Saqqara

The Pyramid of Djoser (or Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. It is the central feature of a vast mortuary complex in an enormous courtyard surrounded by ceremonial structures and decoration.

The Pyramid of Djoser (or Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built during the 27th century BC for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by Imhotep, his vizier. It is the central feature of a vast mortuary complex in an enormous courtyard surrounded by ceremonial structures and decoration.

Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara 3rd Dynasty - Wikipedia

Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara 3rd Dynasty - Wikipedia

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Pyramid of Djoser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Pyramid of Djoser - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

15 Facts about Egypt’s First Pyramid: The Step Pyramid of Djoser The Step Pyramid of Djoser is one of the most enigmatic structures built outside of the Giza Plateau, and...

15 Facts about Egypt’s First Pyramid: The Step Pyramid of Djoser The Step Pyramid of Djoser is one of the most enigmatic structures built outside of the Giza Plateau, and...

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