The Hed-Sed court is located right of the main entrance,
on the canter of the east of the courtyard. Traditionally the Heb-sed court
is used to celebrate the 30-year reign of the King. The structure is purely
symbolic, it is also called the royal pavilion, or temple T. Probably all
the structures connected to the Heb-sed celebrations were exact reproductions
of similar structures actually used and of which no trace remains. They were
utilized not so much for a royal celebration as for a symbolic ceremony that
permitted the ka of the deceased king to celebrate the Heb-sed eternally,
thus being regenerated.
Viewed from the east.
Height 60 m
Base 121 x 109 m
Volume 330,400 cu. m
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