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    Many theories pertaining to how the pyramids of Giza were constructed are still in circulation. Undoubtedly the pyramids are an amazing feat of construction, and when you look at the fact that it was built a very long time ago without the use of the modern as in today society heavy equipment gets you to think how this feat was accomplished. There are three pyramids of Giza that sit next to each other on the Giza Plateau that are named “Khafre”, “Cheops”, and “Menkaure”. There have been many…

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    Teotihuacan Pyramids

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    feature Egypt 's Pyramids of Giza and Mexico 's Teotihuacan, which are pictured on the pages above, as my subjects. The Pyramids of Giza were constructed between 2575-2465 BCE. They belong to Egypt 's Old Kingdom, and were built for three of the 4th dynasties pharaohs. Over 7,600 miles to the west lays the ancient city of Teotihuacan. It belongs to Mesoamerica, and consists of two large pyramids, a smaller, but no less important, temple, and several smaller buildings. Each group or pyramids are…

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    basis” (Dictionary.com, LLC). It is important to note that this myth does not originate from one central idea or premise; rather this myth has been constructed and altered since its inception. Effectively, people who believe that aliens built the pyramids are rationalizing their limited amount of facts in way that makes sense and corresponds with their irrational concepts that they have devised. The ancient astronaut theory is defined as the belief that “extraterrestrials with superior knowledge…

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    Egyptian Structures

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    Egyptian Structures: Is there more than meets the Eye? Have you ever wondered what something unique signified? Learning the representation of things can be interesting. “For many decades, Egyptians didn’t have any real proof of eclipses” (Ibrahem). More than just impressive Egyptian structures and character, the Sphinx, the Great Pyramid, and the Eye of Horus are symbols related to the solar eclipse. First off, the Egyptian Sphinx is a monument that has the body of a lion and the head of a…

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    What Is Egypt Like Today

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    rulers, or kings, of Egypt. There were 225 known pharaohs of ancient Egypt. Saqqare, a pharaoh of Egypt about 4,700 years ago, built the first pyramid. That pyramid was called The Step Pyramid of Djoser. The last known pharaoh of Egypt was Cleopatra VII Philopator. Egyptians had a variety of many different gods. There were over 2,000 gods that Egyptians praised and built temples for. Some of the major…

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    inside the pyramid along with funerary materials (@). Even more information has been revealed about the pharaohs themselves from searching through the pyramids. For example, after King Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered, materials were found that gave insight into his life. Over five thousand artifacts and several other mummies were found inside his tomb. The cause of Tutankhamun’s death was also determined to be malaria (*). What is left to be discovered about the pyramids is how the pyramids…

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    Sphinx Of Giza

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    photographs, the Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the most historical and recognizable landmarks in Egypt. Standing at 481 ft all and 756 ft wide, it is the oldest and the largest of the three great pyramids in Egypt; it is also the oldest of the 7 Wonders of the World. This enormous, triangular structure is completed out of pure stone and there are several debates among archaeologists on how it was humanly possible to build; the most accepted argument is the ancient Egyptians using ramps to…

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    The Giza pyramids were raised on a rocky plateau on the west bank of the Nile in northern Egypt and were connected, by secured thoroughfares, to mortuary temples in the valley beneath the level. These sanctuaries had landing stages which were connected to the Nile by a waterway. In old times they were incorporated among the Seven Wonders of the World. There are various theories about how the pyramids were produced. One of the more preposterous theories is that extraterrestrial guests might have…

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    Through art, cultures reflect many traditional traits such as religion, pride, history, power, and beauty. Ancient Egyptians left us with a very unique forms of art. In their culture, artists used symbols and images to express very mysterious and simply remarkable times in Egyptian history. They also used art in the form of sculptures, monuments, architecture, and paintings. Ancient Egyptian art tells us a lot about their culture. Through art, they express not only their history, agriculture and…

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    Egypt Old Kingdom

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    of the most dynamic periods in Egyptian art. In the third dynasty, 2649 B.C.E-2575 B.C.E, King Djoser’s architect, Imhotep, used a series of stepped stone mastabas instead of the classic mastaba to house the bodies of their kings and queens. The artistic geniuses of the Old Kingdom went on to develop sophisticated tombs based on Imhotep designs. Throughout the Old Kingdom, architects began to realise the beauty of stepped mastabas to create simple, triangular pyramids. The kings of the fourth…

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