We then moved on to the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, dating to the 3rd Dynasty, which was designed and supervised by the king's famous vizier Imhotep who would be deified and worshiped in later periods.
On Site Learning in Saqqara
Architectural Elements in the Djoser Complex
We had just enough time to walk down the causeway of the pyramid of Unas, last king of the 5th Dynasty.
Unas Pyramid and Causeway
After lunch, we had a brief visit to the Imhotep Museum at Saqqara and then off to Dashur to see the pyramids of Snefru - the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid.
Red Pyramid of Snefru