Meidum Pyramid

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by Jon Bodsworth
published on 16 September 2016
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The Meidum Pyramid, Egypt, built for and during the reign of the first king of the 4th Dynasty, Sneferu (c. 2613-2589 BCE). It is the earliest Egyptian 'true' pyramid.

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Bodsworth, J. (2016, September 16). Meidum Pyramid. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Bodsworth, Jon. "Meidum Pyramid." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 16, 2016.

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Bodsworth, Jon. "Meidum Pyramid." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 16 Sep 2016. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

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