Definition of Saqqara in English:

Share this entry

Saqqara

Pronunciation: /səˈkärə/
(also Sakkara)
A vast necropolis at the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis, with monuments dating from the 3rd millennium bc to the Greco-Roman age, notably a step pyramid that is the first known building made entirely of stone (circa 2650 bc).

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: Saq·qa·ra

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.