God of the architecture and the sciences, he have the appearance of a man dressed in the robes of a noble with the punt beard and carrying the tools of a builder. Not really a … Continue reading
It’s 756 feet long on each side, 450 high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each averaging 2 1/2 tons in weight. Despite the makers’ limited surveying tools no side is more than … Continue reading
The inscriptions found on the back of the casing stones gave us clues to how long the pyramid took to build and also revealed the sequence of work that took place. An inscription found at … Continue reading
El-Karnak is a small village in Egypt, located on the banks of the River Nile some 2.5 km north of Luxor. It stands at 25°43’N 32°39’E. Visitors to the area – particularly foreign tourists – … Continue reading
Cities in ancient Greece were built in fertile plains and close to a high ground (Acropolis) for protection and they were all walled (except Sparta). In the big and fertile Boeotian plain there were numerous … Continue reading
The Red Pyramid was built with a slope of only 43°22′. Its base length is 220 meters, that is 32 meters more than the Bent Pyramid. Its height is the same as the Bent Pyramid.
The ancient name for the city the Greeks called Thebai was Waset, the Scepter nome, and it was the main city of the fourth Upper Egyptian nome. It was close to Nubia and the eastern … Continue reading
The Name we use today derives from the Pyramid of Pepy I at Saqqara, which is Mennufer (the good place), or Coptic Menfe. Memphis is the Greek translation. But the City was originally Ineb-Hedj, meaning … Continue reading