From the Predynastic days when dead bodies were buried away from fertile ground for practical reasons, to the greatest of the Giza pyramids, this is the story of the Tombs of Kings. The evolution began in 2600 B.C. when a creative designer, Imhotep, built the first Egyptian pyramid - The Step Pyramid at Saqqara. It would set a new standard in tomb design culminating in the magnificent Pyramids of Giza.
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