Pyramids were built by the ancient Egyptians as tombs for their pharaohs and their queens. Pyramids are beautiful but complex structures. See the 10 most fascinating pyramids in Egypt.
A three-hour drive south of Cairo is the Pyramid of Hawara, which was constructed by the sixth Pharaoh of the 12th Dynasty, Amenmehat III.
The Pyramid of Teti is another of the important structures located in the pyramid fields of Saqqara. Built between 2345 and 2333 BC in the Sixth Dynasty.