27 Apr 2020

Burial chamber of Unas, Saqqara

Explore some of Egypt's most unique heritage sites from the comfort of your home.

The 5th Dynasty pyramid of Unas was the first to contain the Old Kingdom sacred writings known as ‘Pyramid Texts’. You can see these hieroglyphs carved over the walls of the king’s burial chamber deep under the pyramid superstructure in this virtual tour. 283 magical spells served to help the deceased ruler journey through the underworld to join the sun god, Ra, in the afterlife.


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