The Step Pyramid Complex was built by King Zoser (Djoser) of the Third Dynasty and designed by his architect Imhotep.
The only entrance of the complex is situated to the south-east corner that leads into a Colonnade. As soon as you pass from the entrance, you will be in a narrow passage, the roof of which is flat but decorated with the shape of wooden rafter. At the end of the passage, there is an imitation of an open double-swing door.
Then, there is another imitation for an open single-swing door and after that you will be in a colonnade having 2 tongue walls.
The alcove (distance between 2 columns) is considered to once contain either a statue of the King once wearing the red crown and other time the white one or a statue for him with local gods. Light was permitted to the colonnade...Read More