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ALL ONE WORLD EGYPTOLOGISTS TOUR
IMHOTEP MUSEUM
— MONDAY 7 JANUARY 2008 — SAQQARA, EGYPT — OLD KINGDOM —

Our first trip is to the ancient grave fields of Saqqara.

 

Serving the capitol of Kemet, Mennefer for thousands of years.

 

This stunning museum opened on April 26, 2006, and displays finds from the site, in commemoration of the ancient Egyptian architect Imhotep.

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Prof. Zahi Hawass said: "I felt that we should call it the Imhotep Museum in tribute to the first architect to use stone rather than perishable materials for construction on a large scale. This man was second only to the King and in the late period was worshiped as a god."

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The Museum also has a hall dedicated to an important Egyptologist who excavated the Djoser complex all his life: the French Egyptologist Jean-Philippe Lauer.

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Emmy found this praying mantis hunting on the palm bark.

 

     
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