What is important about the location of saqqara?
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Asked in Ancient Egypt, Pyramids, Great Pyramid of Giza
What is the importance of the Step Pyramid at Saqqara?
The stepstone pyramid at Saqqara, erected by pharaoh Djoser, is important because being constructed in the 24th century B.C. it was the first building known to be made completely out of stone. Advances in the technology used to build the step pyramid would lead to the creation of the Great Pyramids at Gizeh.