The sad looking Black Pyramid of Dahshur
Trip Start Jan 26, 2010
81Trip End Feb 16, 2010
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Not too far from the Bent Pyramid, the mysterious Black Pyramid stood by itself reminding me that not all pharaohs were as great as we thought.
Construction started in 1860 BC by King Amenemhat, 800 years after the Bent Pyramid.
Seeing the sad dark ruin had its mysterious attraction as I studied its structure from a distance and thinking that without any doubt, while we usually associate Egypt with the three Great Pyramids at Giza, as a fact, there are actually over 100 pyramids in Egypt, many of which, just like the Black Pyramid, are relatively unknown to anyone or in a poor state of preservation or buried by desert sands! Interesting!
Thankful for having seen the Black Pyramid!