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Pictures of pyramids and scenery related to them outwith the main sites of Giza and Saqqara such as Abusir, Dashur, El Lisht, Meydum and Hawara
Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941413jhp 
 Egypt Hawara Pyramid mudbrick Faiyum Amenemhet tomb shafts roadside necropolis on a site well south of Cairo in the al Fayyum province was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Outlying Pyramids
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Hawara Shaft Tomb eg941413jhp
Upload Date: Friday, September 14, 2018
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Egypt Hawara Pyramid mudbrick Faiyum Amenemhet tomb shafts roadside necropolis

on a site well south of Cairo in the al Fayyum province was the last pyramid built in the 12th Dynasty by the Pharaoh Amenemhet 111 of the later design using mudbrick core with limestone covering, now all missing. Most famous for the references to the Labyrinth; a comparison of its mortuary and temple complex to that at Knossos by Herodotus although little now remains new excavations are underway to determine what might still exist. This pyramid was built after the king’s first attempt at Dashur was abandoned owing to subsidence problems.
Keywords: Egypt, Egyptian, River, Nile, Hawara, pyramid, el-Fayoum, Faiyum, Fayum, al-Fayyum, Egyptology, archaeology, construction, ancient, history, antiquity, pharaoh, Amenemhet, Amenemhat 111, last 12th Dynasty, royal, tomb, shafts, death, burial, afterlife, Graeco-Roman, mortuary, temple, chapels, nomes, replication, complex, Labyrinth, Herodotus, Greek, Strabo, Minos, Knossos, mudbrick, core, limestone, mantel, missing, Lepsius, excavation, 1843, Petrie, burial, chamber, innovative, sandstone, quartzite, single, monolithic, block, sarcophagus, triangular, lintels, gables, sand, lowering, device, flooded, ceiling, passageway, hidden, robbers, Royal, women, tombs, Neferu-ptah, necropolis, Sobek, Hathor, palm, goddess, Saqqara, Meidum, Dashur, Lake, Qarun, Moeris, canal, water, table, landscape, October, 1994, 645, transparency, film, Fuji, RDP2, 100asa, colour, scanned, scan, Bronica, ETRSi, medium, wide angle, 40mm f4, upright
 


 

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