Inauguration of Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, Egypt

March 5, 2020, marked the opening of the Pyramid of Djoser, also known as the step pyramid in Saqqara Necropolis, to the public after the completion of its conservation and restauration project included work on the exterior of the pyramid, entrances into the pyramid, main shaft.

Egypt’s prime minister Moustafa Madbouly inaugurated Djoser Pyramid after 14 years of restoration.

Head of the Projects Sector at the Ministry of Antiquities Waad Abul Ela previously said that the restoration of Djoser Pyramid in Saqqara Antiquities Area has been completed in February.

The head of the projects sector at the Ministry of Antiquities told the press that the restoration of the Pyramid of Djoser was carried out using modern scientific methods agreed upon globally.

The restoration process took place under the supervision of many leading archaeologists.

Source: Egypt Today

This is an important action for Egypt to preserve its fabulous heritage for the next generations. Now adventure travelers have the possibilities to explore all the necropolis and the Step Pyramid. Also they'll see all the renovation made, and travel through the ages in the oldest stone monument in the world. Look at the work made by ancient Egyptian more than 4,600 years ago.

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