SACCARA – EXCURSION DESCRIPTION
Saqqara is an archaeological monument located on the west coast of the Nile River, 30 km south of Cairo. This is the largest eight-kilometer necropolis of Memphis – a city that was once the capital of Egypt. Many dynasties of the rulers of the Country of the Pyramids are buried here. The necropolis Sakkara is named in honor of the god Sokkara.
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