Dahshur is located approximately 40 kilometers south of Cairo city .There are more than 11 pyramids over there , they date back to old and middle kingdom .
Dahshur area is a huge landscape of desert . Dahshur is very famous because of two pyramids that were built from 2613BC to 2589 BC. The Bent pyramid is the most well known of the pyramids in the area.
Dahshur pyramids make up an ancient royal necropolis,
The Bent Pyramid of Dahshur
The Bent Pyramid was built during the reign of pharaoh Sneferu and it obviously demonstrates a transition far from the traditional "advance" pyramid design. It is likewise credited with being the first attempt at building a smooth sided pyramid. It is commonly acknowledged that the smooth sides were intended to be a piece of design. The uncommon shape of pyramid then again, is as yet the subject of much debate.
Some think that angled sides were a piece of the original design, while numerous archeologists and historians alike believe that the builders of this pyramid understood that they were working at extremely steep a pitch and quickly moved to a gentler slant for the remainder of the building.
The Red Pyramid of Dahshur
The Red Pyramid was the first "genuine" smooth-sided pyramid at any point built. Like the Bent Pyramid, the Red Pyramid was likewise built during the reign of pharaoh Sneferu. Numerous historians really trust that the pharaoh Sneferu had pyramid constructed to fill in as his own last resting place, yet this has never been verified, despite the fact that human remains were recouped from the pyramid.
In contrast to many pyramids in Egypt, visitors are really permitted to enter the chamber in which the human remains were found. The Red Pyramid is additionally a standout amongst the best preserved pyramids in all of Egypt, and positively worth a visit during your stay in Cairo.
The Black Pyramid of Dashur
The Black Pyramid remains a prominent vacation spot despite the fact that it is currently seriously harmed. Construction of pyramid got in progress during the period of King Amenemhat IIl yet lamentably pharaoh was forced to discard his construction plans as soon as the desert sands beneath were resolved to be too flimsy to even consider supporting the heaviness of the enormous structure. A few little undisturbed tombs built for royal ladies, with huge numbers of those containing collections of jewelry.
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