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Summary

Old Kingdom step pyramid. Sawijit el Meitin .

Class:

  • Grave or burial field
  • visible
  • Location ± 0-5 m.
(see also PELAGIOS)

Identifiers:

Nearby

Hebenu

The modern village of Kom el Ahmar - remains of the ancient city.

Images

Surroundings (Panoramio)

Annotation

Zawiyet el-Meiyitin Pyramid is a small stepped pyramid dates to the period of Huni (2679 - 2655 BC).

See:

  1. Andrzej Ćwiek: Date and Function of the so-called Minor Step Pyramids. In: Göttinger Miszellen (GM) Bd. 162, Göttingen 1998, pp. 39–52.
  2. http://www.ancientegyptonline.co.uk/seven-small-pyramids.html