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EGYPT: December - 2012. Sakkara. Headless Pyramid.
EGYPT: December - 2012. Saqqara. Headless Pyramid.
The Headless Pyramid was discovered in
1842 by the German archaeologist Karl Lepsius, during his excavations at
Saqqara. This Pyramid was called as the "Headless Pyramid" because of
the the absence of its exterior.
Time passed and the Pyramid gradually sank under the desert
sands. The attempts of archaeologists to find it once again - appeared
in vain. Luck faced only to the archeology team of Dr. Zahi Hawass in
2008. A year and a half was spent on removing a seven-meter layer of
sand, until the Pyramid was found again, 166 years later after Karl