- DAHSHUR -
Bent Pyramid of Sneferu
Dahshur. Bent Pyramid of Sneferu. Senefru, Se-Nefer-U, as it was called by the Ancient Egyptians. So we know this Pyramid as the Pyramid of Sneferu till now. But the story of Pyramid's name, as the name of the Pharaoh of the Old Kingdom is covered by the mystery of the thousands of years. Meantime, the most mysterious and inaccessible Pyramid of Egypt pleases the eye with its elegant and original forms, towering among the yellow sands of Dhashur in the bright glare of the Sun, under the shade of a cloud, or in the morning mist. The Pyramid is closed to the public due to its complex and dangerous interior. It took us a year for preparing the journey incide. During this time we raised all the available material on the Internet. But, unfortunately, the photographic material was almost absent. Relying on the schemes and drawings of the first researchers of the Bent Pyramid (John Perring, Ahmed Fakhry, and Hassan Mustafa), we entered it's internal structure to show you what has been hidden behind the iron door of the North Descending Passage.
The ISIDA Project Administration and expedition members would like to express sincere gratitude to Egyptian Historians Yousef and Patricia Awyan for their kind assistance in organization of the journey "Inside the Bent".
Welcome into the Bent Pyramid of Sneferu...
We recommend to browse the photographic material in the following order, as it shown in the Contents:
We would like to offer you the very first PDF photo-album, dedicated to the Bent Pyramid, which was created as soon as the the expedition was finished (in Russian). And also there we present you a music album "Inside the Bent", created by the member of the expedition and also the member of Administration of the "ISIDA Project", poet and musician - Valery Androsov (Senmuth).
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