Ancient Egypt - The Pyramid Complex


The following pyramids demonstrate what was to become the norm for the layout of a pyramid complex. Archaeologist Peter Clayton best describes this in his book, Chronicle of the Pharaohs:


'This consisted of the pyramid itself, with an entrance on the

north face which gives access, via a descending passage, to a

burial chamber normally located in the bedrock or at ground

surface within the mass. There can be more than one chamber,

and at different levels, within this group. On the east face of the