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The Pyramids of Giza, Egypt: The Ancient Wonder

The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

If looking the Pyramids of Giza isn’t on your bucket list then I don’t know what is. The Great Pyramid of Giza is an marvelous example of human engineering and construction. Its sheer size and scale rivals any structure completed within the last few hundred years. As one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, it is the only unique monument on the list that is still standing today.

I felt my own personal lifelong dream when I visited the Giza Plateau. I loved it and I also suggest that every person must take the trip of Great Pyramid.

Why were the Great Pyramid of Egypt built?

Around 5,000 years ago, Giza became the royal burial ground for the Memphis, which was then, the Capital of Egypt. Within 100 years, three incessant Generation of the ancient Egyptians built the three miraculous pyramid complexes to serve as tombs for their kings.


The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt

Why were the Great Pyramids of Egypt Built?

Egypt, The Pyramids of Giza werebuilt in the period of the 4th Dynasty of the Old Kingdom from approximate 2613-2498 BC. The oldest, unique and largest of the Pyramids, the Great Pyramid, was built by the 4th-Dynasty Great king, Khufu (2589-2566 BC.)

Who Built these Great Pyramids of Egypt?

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For a long period of time, it was believed that the Giza Pyramids were built only by the slaves. This theory dates back again to the Ancient Greeks, Nevertheless, the idea that the Pyramids were created by slaves is a myth and has never had any kind of archaeological proof in the history.

It was not until 2010 that an archaeological team only led by best egyption archeologist Dr. zahi hawass explored many of new tombs that belonged to the small workers who built the pyramids of Khufu and Khafre.

Archaeologists are now completely agree that the men who built the pyramids were, actually, highly- best skilled workmen, not only are slaves.[blockquote align=”center” author=”Dr. Hawass”]These tombs were built apart from that the king’s pyramid, which indicates that these people were not by any means like slaves. If they were slaves then they would not have been just able to build their tombs beside their king’s.

Where are these Great Pyramids ?

The Egyptian Pyramids are located within the Pyramids network on the Giza plateau approximately 25km (15 miles) south-west of Downtown Cairo.

There are three main pyramids in Egypt comprised the Great Pyramid of Khufu (aka Cheops), Pyramid of Khafre (aka Chephren) and the Pyramid of Menkaure (aka Mycerinus) and it feel like awesome when you’ll take a trip of Pyramid ofGiza.

The pyramids were consciously built on the West Bank of the River Nile because the Ancient Egyptians are believed that the East side of the Nile (East bank) was for the living ever, because the sunrises there, while the West Bank was for the dead (where the sun always sets).

If you visit The Pyramid of Egypt, you’ll notice that all the tombs are located on the West Bank of the Nile river.

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