Élite and Common: Old Kingdom and Ptolemaic Cemeteries to the West of the Step Pyramid Complex at Saqqara

Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk


The Saqqara necropolis had been in use – almost continuously – for over three thousand years. First established for royalty and the nobility, the necropolis soon became a resting place for all members of society regardless of their social standing. This presentation aimed to introduce the audience to the cemetery site located immediately to the west of the Step Pyramid complex, where the archaeological team from the University of Warsaw investigates burials dating to the Old Kingdom and Ptolemaic Period.
18 May 2019

External organisation

NameLeicestershire Ancient Egypt Society
Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom