Builder: King Pepi I
Constructed: 2332–2283 BC
Height: 12 meters
Location: South Saqqara
King Pepi I is the son of King Teti, he was the third king of the 6th dynasty. To take his rightful throne, king Pepi I needed support from powerful figures in Upper Egypt to put down his brother Userkare who had killed his father. king Pepi I built his pyramid in Wadi Tafla at South Saqqara, over time, The pyramid got ruined, and the height was reduced to about 12 meters, with a large crater in the center dug by stone robbers.
The interior of Pepi’s pyramid is similar to Teti’s (From the entrance, a passage descends to a corridor-chamber, the antechamber is located exactly under the central axis of the pyramid, to the east there is a room with 3 niches, and the main burial chamber opens to the west); the only difference is that in Pepi’s pyramid, the pyramid text is covering more walls.