News Links

Egypt: Two pyramids opened to visitors

Egypt, whose tourism industry has taken a beating since its 2011 revolution and worries about terrorism, hopes to draw new visitors to two pyramids opened to visitors for the first time in over fifty years. The two pyramids are in the Dahshur Unesco World Heritage Area, 25 miles south of Cairo, and may be the husband-and-wife tombs of a Pharaoh Snefru and his wife Hetepheres. Snefru's is called the 'bent pyramid' because of changes in the angle of its slope between top and bottom. Two rooms...

Post
×
×
×
×