Definition of Imhotep in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪmˈhəʊtɛp/
(Fl. 27th century bc), Egyptian architect and scholar, later deified. He probably designed the step pyramid built at Saqqara for the 3rd-dynasty pharaoh Djoser.

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