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    style. Since Egyptians believe death afterlife, they created majority architectures and work of arts for their kings which are called Pharaoh. The architectures were created for representing the Pharaohs’ power and majesty, so walls, columns, and details…

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    Great Pyramids

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    The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza, Egypt. The designations of the Pyramids Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure correspond to the kings for whom they were built. It’s located on the northern edge of the Giza Plateau, Cairo, Egypt. The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and the only one to remain largely today. This gigantic Great Pyramid of Giza was the…

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    made 10,000’s of people work for over a decade to construct the great pyramid in an age when mammoths still walked the earth? Religious reasons where have been the primary motivator for the construction. Economic reasons unique to Egypt helped. Cultural forces helped shape it, and the construction itself shaped culture. Rocks where cut and hauled from hundreds of miles away to build the great pyramids. Why? The Egyptian of the time believed the pharaoh or king, was a semi divine…

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    Early Pyramids

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    ever wondered what kept the pyramids from collapsing? Or how they stood for thousands of years? The pyramids were built the way they were so that they stood strong and sturdy for thousands of years. Many of the earlier pyramids were step pyramids. Smooth limestone would be spread over the step pyramid to create two pyramids; one inside the other. Later, pyramids were built with mastabas, huge chunks of stone meant to keep the pyramid from caving in. The most recent pyramids had underground…

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    magine living in Ancient Egypt about 3,000 B.C. Imagine a society teeming with life and happiness. Imagine looking around and seeing beautiful buildings, fields of crops, and the great pyramids with their white limestone façade blazing in the sun of the midday. It would be quite the experience to have lived back then. The history of Egypt begins with the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt into one united kingdom. The first ruler under this new system was Menes. Thirty other dynasty’s…

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    Mayan Culture

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    cultures that archeologists have discovered that had shared ideas, were the Egyptian and Mayan cultures despite being 1,000 years apart. They had some cultural aspects in common like ideas about mythology and hieroglyphics but each developed differently. For example, each of these two civilizations left a legacy of pyramids. The Egyptian civilization, located in Africa, was at their peak from 2640-1814 BC, but their pyramid building was done primarily from 2660 BC and 2180 BC. The Mayan…

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    royal figures. With its excavation beginning in 1884, the Luxor Temple is globally known as one of the great achievements of ancient Egypt. The pyramids of Giza also help to understand the culture of ancient Egypt by their architecture; for example, the pyramid of Khufu is set with its four corners facing the cardinal points of direction, because ancient Egyptians valued placement. These monuments and excavation sites are important because they are hard to…

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    Until Captain got a message on his suit from Egypt. Someone was trying to destroy and steal the artifacts from the ancient pyramids of Giza. As fast as he could Captain flew to Giza, Egypt and was stopped by security. They spotted a flying object in the sky, so they shot a net at it. Captain came swirling down faster than an airplane because he's been working out. The guards…

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    Pyramids Central America

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    been dozens of pyramids created for religious ceremonies and kings. Perhaps the most interesting of all the pyramids discovered would have to be that of the Pyramids of Egypt built for the Pharaoh and the Pyramids of Central America with their gory and mysterious history. Conceivably one of the most studied and fascinating Pyramids of all time would have to be that of Egypt built for the Pharaohs to bring them closer to the heavens and gods. Likewise, were the great Pyramids of Central…

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    Giza Interior Design

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    elaborate tombs were called pyramids and they still stand to this day in Giza, Egypt. These pyramids demonstrated the great power and enormous wealth of the pharaohs during this time (Kagan 16). The first version of the pyramid was called a step pyramid, which was originally built by Djoser (Kagan 16). Djoser was a king from the Third Dynasty in Egypt (Kagan 16). There are many different aspects to look at when talking about the Great Pyramids at Giza. Who built the pyramids, their design…

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