The "Discovery" of Dahshour
For almost half a century, the great field of huge pyramids near the desert village of Dahshour, 25 miles south of Cairo, has been off limits to the public.
Confined within the perimeter of a military base were many pyramids, including the great 4500-year-old pyramid built by Senfru, father of Cheops.
Senfru's pyramid, the largest in Egypt until his son built Giza's Great Pyramid, is rhomboidal in shape: it tapers more distinctly on its upper half.
All the pyramids were coated in thick plaster at one time. Most have lost these protective, decorative sheaths, but Senfru's-miraculously-is still in place.
The pyramids of Dahshour
have just recently been opened to the public for the first time. We are one
of the first companies to take visitors to this newest wonder of Egyptian archeology.
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