Lepsius list of pyramids

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In 1842 Lepsius visited Lower Egypt and made a list[1] of the pyramids that he found there. They are numbered from north to south, starting at Abu Rawash in the north. Some of these structures have later been proved not true pyramids.

01 Abu Rawash – Unknown king (3rd Dynasty  ???)
02 Abu RawashDjedefre
03 Abu RawashDjedefre (Subsidiary Pyramid)
04 GizaKhufu Great Pyramid of Giza
05 Giza – North Subsidiary Pyramid of Khufu
06 Giza – Middle Subsidiary Pyramid of Khufu
07 Giza – South Subsidiary Pyramid of Khufu
08 GizaKhafre's Pyramid
09 GizaMenkaure's Pyramid
10 Giza – West Subsidiary Pyramid of Menkaure
11 Giza – Middle Subsidiary Pyramid of Menkaure
12 Giza – East Subsidiary Pyramid of Menkaure
13 Zawyet el'AryanUnfinished Northern Pyramid of Zawyet el'Aryan
14 Zawyet el'AryanLayer Pyramid of Khaba
15 Abu Gurab – Sun-temple of Niuserre
16 Abusir – Unknown (brick pyramid)
17 Abusir – Sun-temple of Userkaf
18 Abusir – Stone pyramid Inscribed with cartouche of Sahure
19 AbusirMastaba of Ptahshepses
20 AbusirNyuserre Ini
21 AbusirNeferirkare Kakai
22 Abusir – Small satellite pyramid
23 Abusir – Small satellite pyramid
24 Abusir – unknown Queen ??
25 Abusir – unknown Queen ??
26 AbusirRaneferef
27 Abusir – Completely destroyed. Only an outline is visible
28 AbusirSahure's Pyramid
29 SaqqaraHeadless Pyramid
30 SaqqaraTeti's Pyramid
31 SaqqaraUserkaf's Pyramid
32 SaqqaraDjoser's Step Pyramid
33 Saqqara – North Building Djoser Complex
34 Saqqara – South Building Djoser Complex
35 SaqqaraUnas's Pyramid
36 SaqqaraPepi I
37 SaqqaraDjedkare Isesi's Haram el-Shawaf
38 Saqqara – Subsidiary Pyramid of Djedkare
39 SaqqaraMerenre Nemtyemsaf I
40 SaqqaraIbi
41 SaqqaraPepi II
42 Saqqara – Subsidiary Pyramid of Pepi II (Wedjebten)
43 SaqqaraShepseskaf (Mastabat Fara'un)
44 SaqqaraKhendjer's Pyramid
45 South Saqqara – Lies behind above and is slightly smaller.
46 Saqqara – unknown king of the 13th Dynasty (Southern South Saqqara pyramid)
47 DahshurSenusret III
48 Dahshur – Unknown owner (Mastaba)
49 DahshurSneferu's Red Pyramid
50 DahshurMenkauhor
51 DahshurAmenemhat II (The "White Pyramid")
52 Dahshur – Small satellite pyramids.
53 Dahshur – Small satellite pyramids.
54 DahshurAmenemhat IV
55 DahshurSiese, overseer of the seal (Tomb)
56 DahshurSneferu's Bent Pyramid
57 Dahshur – Subsidiary Pyramid of Sneferu (Bent)
58 DahshurAmenemhat III (The "Black Pyramid")
59 Dahshur – Small brick pyramid.
60 El-LishtAmenemhat I (The "North Pyramid of El-Lisht")
61 El-LishtSenusret I (The "South Pyramid of El-Lisht")
62 El-Lisht – Unknown owner (Mastaba)
63 El-Lisht – Small stone pyramid, but probably belongs to a King.
64 El-Lisht – Small stone pyramid, but probably belongs to a King.
65 Meidum – Stone Pyramid. Possibly Huni/Sneferu.
66 El-Lahun – Stone Pyramid. King Senwosret II (Khakheperre Senwosret)
67 HawaraAmenemhat III – Brick pyramid. Situated north of the Labyrinth (of Amenemhet III)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] Lepsius-Projekt. Retrieved June 7, 2006.

Further reading[edit]

  • Verner, Miroslav, The Pyramids – Their Archaeology and History, Atlantic Books, 2001, ISBN 1-84354-171-8