Pyramid of Teti

Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara, Egypt

Pyramid of Teti with the Pyramid of Zoser and of Userkaf in the background.

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1. Zoser's step pyramid

2. Entrance and Hall

3. Mortuary temple

4. Meet Zoser

5. Heb-Sed Court

6. House of South

7. Pyramid of Unas

8. Causeway; boat pits

9. Valley Temple

10. Tomb of Horemheb

11. Saite & Persian tombs

12. Sekhemkhet pyramid

13. Teti pyramid

14. Entering the tomb

15. Mastabas

16. Mereruka

17. Ti

18. Kagemni

19. Akhti-Hotep and Ptah-Hotep

20. Pyramid of Userkaf

21. 1. & 3.Dynasty Tombs

22. Philsopher's Circle

23. Serapeum

South Saqqara

25. Pepi 2 pyramid

26. Faraoun mastaba

27. Pepi 1 pyramid

28. Djedkare pyramid

29. Merenre pyramid

30. Ibi pyramid


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Zoser's step pyramid

Pyramid of Unas

Tomb of Horemheb

Saite & Persian Tombs

Pyramid of Sekhemkhet

Pyramid of Teti

Entering the tomb


Pyramid of Userkaf

1st and 3rd Dynasty Tombs

Philsopher's Circle


South Saqqara

Pyramid of Pepi 2

Mastaba of al-Faraoun

Pyramid of Pepi 1

Pyramid of Djedkare

Pyramid of Merenre

Pyramid of Ibi


Introduction to PYRAMIDS

Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara, Egypt

Queen pyramid located in the mortuary temple area of the Pyramid of Teti.

Teti was the first pharaoh of the 6th Dynasty and ruled for 23 years, from 2345 until 2323 BCE.
The Pyramid of Teti is quite interesting in the fact that it was built as a step pyramid, after the Zoser principle, but covered in limestone, so that it appeared as a true pyramid. But everything that could be removed, has since long been removed.
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Entrance to the Pyramid of Teti, Saqqara, Egypt

Entrance to the Pyramid of Teti, and this is the only pyramid at Saqqara which is open to the public.

By Tore Kjeilen