One of history’s first doctors, Hesire, was the “Chief of Tooth-Doctors and Doctors” at the court of the Old Kingdom pharaoh Djoser. Hesire, from his tomb at Saqqara, Egypt, Dynasty III, Wood. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. ca. 2650 BCE.

Hesire (Pharaoh Djoser's Chief of Tooth Doctors and Doctors) (c. 2650 BCE Egyptian Copt Wood Carving, Tomb of Hesire, Saqqara, Egypt) (Cairo Egyptian Museum)

The south tomb at Saqqara is thought to be a symbolic burial place for the ka of King Djoser. The rooms in the south tomb were originally completely covered in beautiful blue faience tiles, which were meant to imitate the reed matting that ancient Egyptians used to construct their homes. These same tiles were used underneath the Step Pyramid to decorate the chambers and tunnels leading to Djoser's burial chamber.

The south tomb at Saqqara is thought to be a symbolic burial place for the ka of King Djoser. The rooms in the south tomb were originally completely covered in…

Hemiunu (2570 BC) is believed to be the architect of the Great Pyramid of Giza, Egypt. A son of Prince Nefermaat and his wife Itet, a grandson of Sneferu and relative of Khufu, the Old Kingdom pharaoh. In his tomb he is described as a hereditary prince, count, sealer of the king of Lower Egypt. His unidealized body is shown as flabby, with accumulation of fat in the pectoral region. This contrasts with the more usual virile representations of royal male subjects.

Hemiunu BC) is believed to be the architect of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Statue from Pelizaeus Museum Hildesheim

Khufu was the son of Pharaoh Sneferu and Queen Hetepheres. He was the second Pharaoh of the 4th Dynasty and ruled from 2589 BC - 2566 BC. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for Pharaoh Khufu and was completed in 2560 BC. It is more then 4,500 years old.

Khufu was the son of Pharaoh Sneferu and Queen Hetepheres. He was the second Pharaoh of the Dynasty and ruled from 2589 BC - 2566 BC. The Great Pyramid of Giza was built for Pharaoh Khufu and was completed in 2560 BC.

Circa 2690 BC - circa 2670 BC,  IIIe dynastie, règne de Djoser, Ces tuiles ont été placardées sur les murs de l'appartement funéraire du roi Djoser. Saqqara, Fitzwilliam Museum

aleyma: “ Faience wall tiles from the funerary apartment of King Djoser in the step pyramid at Saqqara. Made in Egypt, BC (source).

Statue of Khufu in the Cairo Museum

This is a tiny statue of the second pharaoh of the Dynasty. He is credited with the construction of the Great Pyramid found on the Giza plateau. His actual name was Khnum Khufu which means Khnum.

This ancient Egyptian statue dates to the 5th dynasty and depicts Sekhemka who was a scribe and court official, with his wife Sitmerit. Painted limestone.

Six things about Sekhemka

This ancient Egyptian statue dates to the dynasty and depicts Sekhemka who was a scribe and court official, with his wife Sitmerit.

Algunas cámaras subterráneas de la pirámide de Djoser, destinadas al ka del faraón, tenían una colorida decoración con baldosas de fayenza verdosa.

Deep in the underground maze of tunnels and chambers of Djosers dynasty Funerary Complex can be found niches exquisitely decorated with faience tile.

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Sitting statuette of the "Pharaoh Khufu" in Ivory, found at Abydos. Source of photograph, (Egypt, treasury of the pharaohs) Bechtermütz Publisher.

Diorite statue of Khafra

Khafre Enthroned, 2570 BCE Khafre Enthroned is a funerary statue of pharaoh Khafre, who reigned around 2570 BC, now in the Eg.

Menkaura flanked by the goddess Hathor (left) and a nome goddess Bat (right). Graywacke statue

Goddess named "BAT" . King Menkaura flanked by the goddess Hathor (left) and a nome goddess Bat (right). Basalt statue in Cairo Museum.

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