Zawiyet el-Aryan

Zawiyet el-Aryan

Zawiyet el-Aryan is a town and ancient necropolis located in Lower Egypt. There are two pyramid complexes and five mastaba cemeteries in the site. The two pyramids are the Layer Pyramid and the Unfinished Pyramid. Both of them are dating back to the Old Kingdom period in the third millennium BC.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Giza Governorate

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: Third Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments

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