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
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 Great Sphinx of Giza belongs to the Giza necropolis west of Cairo. The site is a plateau containing the three great pyramids of Khufu, Khafra, and Menkaura, together with the Sphinx and a number … Continue reading
For many years, the Sound and Light Show at Giza opened with, “You have come tonight to the most fabulous and celebrated place in the world. Here on the Plateau of Giza stands forever the … Continue reading
It is the one and only Wonder which does not require a description by early historians and poets. It is the one and only Wonder that does not need speculations concerning its appearance, size, and … Continue reading
“The Great Pyramid has lent its name as a sort of by-word for paradoxes; and, as moths to a candle, so are theorisers attracted to it. The very fact that the subject was so generally … Continue reading
The Red Pyramid at Dashur has the second largest base of any pyramid in Egypt, only slightly smaller then the Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza; each side measures 220m. However, with it’s sides sloping … Continue reading