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— Zahi Hawass

Pyramids of Abusir
Pyramids of Abusir

The site of Abusir, from left to right are visible the pyramids of Neferirkare, Niuserre, and Sahure, kings of the 5th Dynasty.  During the 5th Dynasty, the cult of the sun god Ra continued to grow in importance, and at least 6 kings constructed sun temples at Abusir.  (Photo: SCA)

Location

Egypt
29° 53' 9.24" N, 31° 12' 58.6008" E

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