Pyramid of Sahure

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Ibolya Horvath
by Chanel Wheeler
published on 26 September 2016
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Sahure (2490-2477 BCE) built his mortuary complex at Abusir near the Temple of the Sun. He was the first to make use of the palmiform columns in architecture which would become standard for columns throughout Egypt from then on (the well-known columns whose tops are shaped like palm fronds).

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Wheeler, C. (2016, September 26). Pyramid of Sahure. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5733/

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Wheeler, Chanel. "Pyramid of Sahure." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5733/.

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Wheeler, Chanel. "Pyramid of Sahure." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2016. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

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