Step pyramid of Djoser

Location: Saqqara, Egypt
Year: 1984
Merckslides catalogue number: 01-13161
Comments: It's really quite remarkable. This is the oldest known large stone building in the world. It's nearly 5,000 years old,. yet the name of its architect, Imhotep, is known to us. The ancient Egyptians were, by design or chance, excellent record keepers.

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