Halfway between Giza and Saqqara lies the site of Abusir. The main monuments are three Fifth Dynasty Pyramids (the Fifth Dynasty is dated approximately from 2494 to 2345 BC). A short distance north lies Abu Ghurab with a sun temple constructed by the orders of Nyuserre Ini, the sixth king of the fifth dynasty of Egypt.
- The ruined Pyramid of the Pharaoh Sahure viewed from its causeway.
- The Cartouche of the Pharaoh Sahure in the courtyard of the temple in front of his Pyramid.
- Two palm shaped columns in the funerary temple on the east of Sahure’s Pyramid.
- The private tomb of Ptahshepses, a vizier and judge in the reign of Sahure.
- The sarcophagus of Ptahshepses and that of his his wife.
- Neferirkare Pyramid’s ruined and isolated blocks of stones is all that remains.
- The Pyramid of the Fifth Dynasty Pharaoh Niuserre at Abusir.
- A basin in the Pyramid complex of Niuserre.
- Situated in front of the Sun Temple of Niuserre is a large ‘sacrificial’ alter in the form of four hetep hieroglyphic symbols.
- A view from the Sun Temple of Niuserre to the Pyramids of Abu Sir.
(Source: aldokkan.com, via blaqmercury)