Restoration of the step pyramid of Zoser at Saqqara

The project of restoration and consolidation of the pyramid of Zoser at Saqqara is considered of the utmost importance by the Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and  has been underway for several years. The network of galleries and corridors inside have been cleaned, while the sarcophagus of the king has been excavated after being buried under tons of stones fallen from the ceiling, and now a massive scaffolding enables the consolidation of the collapsed vault. Meanwhile, outside a complex work of cleaning from the sand and fixing the stones will make the structure safer.