Synonyms for abusir or Related words with abusir
Examples of "abusir"
The king's mother Khentkaus is mentioned in the "
A significant cache of administrative papyri–comparable in size to the
Papyri found in the temple of Neferirkare–was discovered at
by a 1982 University of Prague Egyptological Institute excavation from a storeroom of his mortuary temple.
His tomb was discovered by Czech archaeologists in
The tomb of Nakht-Min at the
-Memphite Necropolis ("Kahled Daoud") [ Egypt Exploration Society ]
Sahure preferred the site of
for the construction of his mortuary complex to the heavily built necropolis of Saqqara.
Menkauhor Kaiu built a pyramid in North-Saqqara, thereby abandoning the royal necropolis of
, where kings of the Fifth Dynasty had been buried since the reign of Sahure, some 80 years earlier. The reason for this choice may be that the
plateau had become overcrowded by the beginning of Menkauhor's reign.
was the origin of the largest find of Old Kingdom papyri to date — the
Papyri. In the late nineteenth century, a number of Western museums acquired collections of fragmentary papyri from the administrative (temple) records of one
funerary cult, that of king Neferirkare Kakai. This discovery was supplemented in the late twentieth century when excavations by a Czech expedition to the site revealed papyri from two other cult complexes, that of the pharaoh Neferefre (also read Raneferef) and for the king's mother Khentkaus II.
The Pyramid of Neferirkare lies in the center of the
site and to the north of this pyramid are the principal royal mortuary monuments of 5th dynasty pharaohs Sahure and Neuserra and to the south lies the monument to Neferefre. The
necropolis was chosen specifically as the site for the Pyramid of Neferirkare in large part because of its proximity to one of the most prominent Ancient Egyptian cities, Memphis. The
necropolis was located less than four kilometers from the center of the assumed location of ancient Memphis during the Old Kingdom. This close distance to Memphis meant better access to necessary resources and manpower.
( ; Egyptian "pr wsjr"; "", "the House or Temple of Osiris"; ) is the name given to an Egyptian archaeological locality – specifically, an extensive necropolis of the Old Kingdom period, together with later additions – in the vicinity of the modern capital Cairo. The name is also that of a neighbouring village in the Nile Valley, whence the site takes its name.
is located several kilometres north of Saqqara and, like it, served as one of the main elite cemeteries for the ancient Egyptian capital city of Memphis. Several other villages in northern and southern Egypt are named
Ptahshepses' mastaba complex in
is considered by many to be the most extensive and architecturally unique non-royal tomb of the Old Kingdom.
Nyuserre built a pyramid for himself at
named "Mensut Nyuserre", meaning "Established are the places of Nyuserre" or "The places of Nyuserre endure".
Nebtyemneferes ("nebty" = "Two Ladies", "nefer" = "beautiful") was a Princess of Egypt who lived during 5th dynasty. Her father was Pharaoh Djedkare. Nebtyemneferes was buried in
The pyramid is located in
, next to that of Neferikare Kakai, who was Khentkaus' husband and under whose reign the construction of Khentkaus's complex had started.
During his reign Djedkare effected significant reforms of the state administration and priesthood, in particular that pertaining to the funerary cults in the necropolis of
The pyramid complex of Teti follows a model established during the reign of Djedkare Isesi, the arrangement of which is inherited from the funerary complexes of
Verner's conclusion is based on the archeological record, in particular Shepseskare's intended pyramid at
. Verner emphasizes that the progress of the pyramid, which is unfinished,
Raneferef began his short rule with the construction of the pyramid complex, the nTri bAw nfrf ra (Divine is Neferefre's Power), in the necropolis of
, directly south-west of the Pyramid of Neferirkare Kakai and west of the pyramid of Khentkaus II. The pyramid is situated at the southern end of the necropolis and is the farthest into the desert of all pyramids of
The view that the sun temple and pyramid complex were nonetheless considered similar is supported by the
Papyri which indicate that the cultic activities taking place in the sun temples were closely related to those of the royal mortuary complexes. This new ideology of kingship lasted for most of the fifth dynasty since six out of seven of Userkaf's immediate successors constructed sun temples in
Papyri are the largest papyrus findings to date from the Old Kingdom in ancient Egypt. The first papyri were discovered in 1893 at Abu Gorab near
in northern Egypt. Their origins are dated to around the 24th century BC during the Fifth dynasty of Egypt, making them, even though often badly fragmented, also some of the oldest surviving papyri to date. Later on a large number of additional manuscript fragments were discovered in the area.
The Unfinished Pyramid of
is an ancient Egyptian royal tomb which was probably abandoned shortly after the start of construction in the 5th Dynasty, which is located in the necropolis of
. Shepseskare, a Pharaoh about whom almost nothing is known, who is known only from a single roughly contemporary seal impression from the mortuary temple of Neferefre, has been suggested as the pyramid's builder.
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