Meidum Pyramid

Meidum Pyramid Egypt

The pyramid built during the Old Kingdom of King Senefru the Fourth Dynasty in Meidum (2620 BC).

Built for Pharaoh Senefru, the father of Pharaoh Khufu, or ” Cheops” the owner of the Great Pyramid of Giza.

Is mentioned that it was the first pyramid built-in history.

Built about 4,500 years old.

Meidum pyramid

Located of Pyramid

in the Meidum area, next to Memphis city, on the western bank of the Nile River.

In the governorate of Beni Suef.

He is about 100 km south of Cairo. Part of Pyramids day tour includes Pyramids of Giza and Dahshur pyramids

Its height 45 meters and the entrance is located at a height of 20 meters from the surface of the earth.

It from seven steps, only four steps remain.

The pyramid of Meidum is a cube-shaped pyramid

This pyramid distinguished by being the only pyramid that does not take a pyramid shape but is in the form of a cube.

And it is considered a transitional stage between the step pyramid-like Djoser’s pyramid and the complete pyramid-like Khufu’s pyramid, meaning it is the middle stage between the two pyramids.

The pyramid is incomplete, some scholars believe that it collapsed after its completion, and others see actually that it was not completed

Full day tour to Meidum Pyramid & Pyramids of Giza