EGYPT: December - 2012.
Zaviet-el-Arian. "The Round Pyramid" or "Step Pyramid", is located in two kilometers from the Giza in Zaviet el-Arian. Today, it is completely destroyed.
The Round Pyramid is regarded to be the Pyramid of to Pharaoh Haba - the last King of the Third Dynasty of the Old Kingdom. Its base - is 14 rows of limestone blocks masonry. Its "Burial chamber" is carved inside the natural rock under the Pyramid. There is a staircase and a gallery leading to it from the north-eastern entrance, which is not-accessible now. Outside
of the pyramid, there is another gallery, made in the bedrock, and
streaching to the north-east and to the north and north-west of the
Pyramid. This gallery has 32 niches.
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