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Vizier Imhotep


Imhotep of the 3rd dynasty was the vizier of the Pharaoh Djoser. He was responsible for the Step pyramid. Imhotep was regarded as the Son of Ptah, the Lord of all Builders. Scribes began a tradition of sprinkling a drop from their water bowl in honour of this great architect whenever they started work.


Ancient Egyptian Vizier Imhotep

Ancient Egyptian Vizier Imhotep



Vizier Imhotep
Vizier Imhotep
 
In the Egyptian pyramid of power, the rank of viziers was next to the Pharaoh. The vizier had the status of a Prime minister. 'tjaty' was the Egyptian title for the vizier. Viziers were the second important class of people in ancient Egypt.


Ancient Egyptian Vizier


Ancient Egyptian Viziers

Egyptian Social Pyramid


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