Egypt to Open Snefru’s “Bent Pyramid” at Dahshur

March 29, 2009

Khufu’s father, Snefru, built no less than four pyramids, three of them towering structures. The famous Bent Pyramid at Dahshur is in many ways the most intriguing, and not least for the change of angle due to cracks and construction miscalculations. Soon it will be open to the public:

The Associated Press: Egypt to open inner chambers of ‘bent’ pyramid.

The Bent Pyramid of Snefru at Dahshur (Dynasty 4) (Photo: Frank P. Roy)

The Bent Pyramid of Snefru at Dahshur (Dynasty 4) (Photo: Frank P. Roy)

Peter Der Manuelian
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