Egypt reopens Djoser pyramid.

 
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The pyramid of Djoser in Egypt (below right), one of the earliest built in the country's ancient history, has been inaugurated in Cairo.

The 4,700-year-old structure is located south of Cairo in the ancient capital of Memphis and stands as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

"This project started in 2006, which means 14 years of restoration work? spent on this great antique," said the Egyptian Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouli.

"It cost the state more than six million euros. The restoration process stopped from 2011 to 2014, then we strongly came back to finish it according to UNESCO standards."

Khaled al-Anani, the Egyptian Minister of Antiquities, said: "Imhotep, the architect, built this funerary group (of tombs) from...

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