Definition of Saqqara in English:

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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).
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