Thursday, April 5, 2012

Saqqara, Egypt

Located just west of Memphis, Djoser's Step Pyramid moved the Egyptians a step closer to engineering the Great Pyramid of Giza.  By extension, it was also the first step in developing the skills that made Dubai's Burg Khalifa possible.  All of today's superlatives have roots somewhere in the ancient world.  [2000]

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