‘The Great Enclosure’, Egypt’s Oldest Stone Structure That Predates The Pyramids

The Great Enclosure or Gsr el-Mudir is considered the oldest stone structures in Egypt. Located near the Step Pyramid and the Buried Pyramid at Saqqara, the purpose and function of the ‘Great Enclosure’ has remained a profound mystery since its discovery. The Great Enclosure is made up of a massive rectangular wall, oriented by its builders north-south. It measures approximately 650 meters by 650 meters. The walls of the enclosure are composed of two main… Seguir leyendo