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  • Lincoln Memorial: The Washington Monument

    At the end of the center of the eastern section of the Mall in Washington D.C. stands the Washington Monument. The monument rises just over 555' tall and was finished in 1884. The shape of the Washington Monument is that of an Egyptian obelisk which stands as an anchor for the Capital of the Nation. What is unique about this structure is not only its enormous size (it is the tallest obelisk in the world) but its change of material color of the monument from the bottom third of the structure.…

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  • Nok Tribe Essay

    economy crashed".(Holloway, April. "The Highly Advanced and Mysterious Ancient Civilization of the Nok." Ancient Origins. N.p., 22 July 2013.) .All of these options are very possible but scientists have no proof, so it is still unknown. But they left a great legacy for the people around them and influenced the lives of many civilizations who came after them and learned from their techniques. They also influenced present day because people still use their iron smelting techniques and present day…

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  • Essay On The Pyramid Of Khufu

    Egypt, one of the world’s first ancient civilization whose accomplishments still puzzle people today. One of those accomplishments is the great pyramids, vast blocks stacked a top of one another at perfect angels creating the pyramid shape. The largest pyramid built was the Pyramid of Khufu. If I was an architect on the construction of the Pyramid of Khufu I would have daily goals. A few of my daily task on a day in the beginning of construction would be finding dimensions, finding laborers, and…

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  • Sargon's Contributions To Rule Akkadian Empire

    Sargon, Rimush, Manishtushu, Naram Sin, and sharkalisharri, were all rulers that ruled Akkadian Empire. Sargon was the first ruler to rule Akkadian Empire, he ruled for 56 years. Sargon was a great ruler, he helped Akkadian Empire grow in many ways. Sargon was known for his conquest of the Sumerian city states in the 24th to the 23rd centuries.Rimish was the second ruler to rule Akkadian Empire.He came into power because Sargon was his son. Rimish…

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  • Taylor Vs Weber Essay

    their equipment through observation and experimentation. In many cases management theorists have stumbled upon many of their ideas by accident while working. Management history can be traced back to around 4000BC, in Egypt, as those who created the pyramids would have had some concept of management skills. Two of the most influential theorists of the late nineteenth century, and early twentieth century are Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915) and Max Weber (1864-1920). Many of the ideas these…

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  • King Tutankhamun Research Paper

    permid like a king should he had a pretty bad one. It was one that was probably for a lesser noble but because of his quick death. They didn’t have time to build a nice pyramid. Maybe if he wasn’t born from inbreeding he would have been healthy and he lived longer. He could have made more of a name for himself, and gotten a nice pyramid. Maybe if inbreeding wasn’t a problem he would have had an heir to continue on after him. But bad health caused him to have a poor death that was rushed and…

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  • Mount Everest Research Paper

    At 29,029 feet (8,848 meters), Mount Everest is the highest mountain in the world in terms of altitude. However, the tallest mountain is actually Mauna Kea in Hawaii, which measures 33,480 feet (10,205 m) from its underwater base to its peak, according to Guinness World Records. (Most of Mauna Kea is underwater.) Everest is located at the border of Nepal to the south and China or Tibet on the north. It is over 60 million years old. Everest was formed by the movement of the Indian tectonic…

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  • Pantheon Characteristics

    The Pantheon has many distinguishing characteristics that allow it to be named as one of the most remarkable buildings ever constructed. The reason for this is because of the size and all of the time consuming details put into this masterpiece. In its composition, the height of the Pantheon is an astounding 150 feet. The interior of the Pantheon was assembled upon theoretical spherical and cubical geometry, measuring 143 feet in height and width. The reason for the measurements of both the…

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  • Globeke Tepe Research Paper

    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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  • The Hopewell Culture

    Mound City is located next to the Scioto River in Chillicothe, Ohio. It is made up of a rectangular earthen enclosure bordering 13 acres which has 23 earthen mounds within it. This earthen wall is about four feet in height and has a gateway on the eastern and western sides. This site has undergone multiple archaeological digs and investigations. The mounds within the enclosure are domed shaped mounds with the exception of one, which is in an elliptical shape. The most impressive and largest…

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