EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE


View of the Nile Valley; Map of Egypt; Map of the Roman World



Mastaba form





Saqqarah, near Cairo, Egypt: Step Pyramid of King Zoser, attributed to Imhotep, c. 2750 BC; view with partial perimeter wall and temple complex; section; reconstructed view; perimeter wall detail; contemporary sarcophagus form; interior with engaged columns; fake door with faience tiles; engaged columns

 

 
 



Pyramids of Cheops, Chefren and Mycerinus, Giza (near Cairo), c. 2570--2500 BC: reconstruction; section; view today; detail of partial original casing



 

Temple/Tomb of Queen Hatshepsut at Deir-el-Bahari, Egypt, attributed to Senmut, c. 1520 B.C.: two plans; reconstructed view; views today; colonnade


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