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Sak•ka•ra (səˈkɑr ə)

a village in S Egypt, S of Cairo: site of the necropolis of Memphis. 12,700.
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Noun1.Sakkara - a town in northern EgyptSakkara - a town in northern Egypt; site of the oldest Egyptian pyramids
Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic - a republic in northeastern Africa known as the United Arab Republic until 1971; site of an ancient civilization that flourished from 2600 to 30 BC
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Location: Sakkara Road Cost: LE 500 Map: https://goo.
This comes one week after Waziri declared unearthing a wooden head, believed to belong to sixth dynasty queen Ankhnespepy II one the hands of French-Swiss team from Geneva University in the east of her Pyramid in Sakkara necropolis.
26) Mani Phayomyong, Kreuang sakkara nai Lanna Thai [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] [Objects of worship in Northern Thailand] (Chiang Mai: Thanakhan Thai, 2006), p.
Me encuentro en el mausoleo de Sakkara, al noroeste de Menfis.
The workshop was held at the Egyptian Nuclear Energy Agency, with field visits to leading archaeological sites such as the Pyramids, Sakkara as well as the Egyptian museum.
In The Picnic at Sakkara (1955), a tale set in 1946, Edgar Perry is an English lecturer battling against native apathy to improve conditions at Fouad University, which is bereft of books, canteens and proper accommodation.
Today, this distance is used in ultra marathons such as the "Pharaonic 100km" run from the Sakkara pyramids to the southwest of Cairo to the Hawara pyramid at El Faioum (AIMS, 2012).
He is a co-director and founder, with his wife Sharon Ames-Dennard, of the Aakhet Center for Human Development, Amen-Ra's bookshop and Gallery and the Sakkara Youth Institute.
Les moyens d'attraction Le ministre a avoue que son ministere est en train d'inaugurer de nouveaux sites touristiques a Sakkara, aux Pyramides, a Louxor et a la Nouvelle Vallee, ce qui enrichit, de son tour, la carte touristique en Egypte.
To the south of Cairo, the famous Serapeum at Sakkara, a massive underground temple where sacred bulls were thought to have been buried, is also to be opened to promote tourism.
SAKKARA, April 04, 2011 (Frontier Star): The Federal Minister for Communications Dr.
Summary: Pyramids at Giza, Sakkara virtually empty of tourists; Camel drivers, guides urge foreign visitors to return; Students clean monuments, say: "Egypt is Safe".