Zawyet el-Maiyitin

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Zawyet el-Maiyitin
Zawyet el-Maiyitin is located in Egypt
Zawyet el-Maiyitin
Zawyet el-Maiyitin
Location in Egypt
Coordinates: 28°03′N 30°49′E / 28.050°N 30.817°E / 28.050; 30.817
Country  Egypt
Governorate Minya Governorate
Time zone EST (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) +3 (UTC)

Zawyet el-Maiyitin or Zawyet Sultan or Zawyet el-Amwat is a small village in Egypt, located in the Minya Governorate.

The site has a small step-pyramid of the late 3rd Dynasty, remarkable for being the only pyramid built on the east bank of the Nile. It also comprises rock-cut tombs of the late Old Kingdom.

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Coordinates: 28°03′N 30°49′E / 28.050°N 30.817°E / 28.050; 30.817