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AWIB-ISAW: The Landscape around Abu Sir (I)

The view of the pyramids at Saqqara from Abu Sir. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (IV)

A view of the mortuary temple looking outward from the base of Sahure's pyramid. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Pyramid of Sahure (III)

The remains of Sahure's pyramid on the other side of the ruined mortuary temple. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (III)

A broken block of stone that probably would have come from the ceiling as it is covered with stars. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (II)

Granite blocks that were once part of the temple that served Sahure's pyramid. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (I)

A detail of one of the granite blocks that was one part of the temple that served Sahure's pyramid. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Pyramid of Sahure (II)

These two columns belong to the mortuary temple that served the pyramid. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Abu Sir (II)

The pyramids of Niuserre and Neferirkare. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Pyramid of Sahure (I)

The pyramid of Sahure from the causeway that leads up to it. Sahure was the second king of the 5th Dynasty and the first to build his pyramid at Abu Sir. The pyramid is in such a ruined state after much of the stone that once adorned it was recycled for use in later pyramids. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mastaba of Ptahshepses (IV)

The burial chamber of Ptahshepses and his wife Princess Khamerenebty. Both tombs were looted in antiquity but Ptahshepses tomb remains well preserved while Khamerenebty's tomb is quite damaged. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mastaba of Ptahshepses (III)

One of the reliefs of Ptahshepses covering the pillars in the courtyard. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mastaba of Ptahshepses (II)

The pillared courtyard located roughly in the center of the Ptahshepses' mastaba complex. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mastaba of Ptahshepses (I)

The entrance to the mastaba of Ptahshepses who was the non-royal vizier and son-in-law of Niuserre. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (VII)

A collection of stone blocks that once belonged to the mortuary temple. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (VI)

These steps were part of the two storied storage rooms that held temple offerings. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Mortuary Temple of Sahure (V)

These steps were part of the two storied storage rooms that held temple offerings. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].

AWIB-ISAW: Abu Sir (I)

A general view of the ancient Egyptian necropolis at Abu Sir. The pyramid of Sahure is in the forground with the causeway leading up to it. Visible further back is the mastaba of Ptah Shepsus and all the way towards the back is the pyramid of Neferirkare. by Kyera Giannini (2009)

copyright: 2009 Kyera Giannini (used with permission)

photographed place: (Abu Sir) [pleiades.stoa.org/places/195443086]

 

Published by the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World as part of the Ancient World Image Bank (AWIB). Further information: [www.nyu.edu/isaw/awib.htm].