Questions about Egypt Pyramids ?
who built the pyramids ?
how were the pyramids built ?
how old are the pyramids ?
The date of the pyramid was built around 2560 BC
how many pyramids in Egypt ?
Egypt has more than 100 pyramids
The Pyramids of Giza are among the most important tourist attractions in Cairo and even around the world. It is one of the largest and most important archaeological buildings built throughout history for the wonders of its engineering and its magnitude. We remind you of the most important pyramids:
The Great Pyramid of Giza
146.5 meters (481 feet) long ago
138.8 m (455 ft), currently
Base 230.4 m (756 ft)
Pyramid of Cheops is Egypt’s largest pyramids , The pyramid of Khufu, which belongs to Khufu, who is behind his father Sinfru, and his mother is Queen Hattab Haras I , which dates back to 2650 BC, the abbreviated name of Khannum Kho Foy. It is Khenum who protects me. History tells Khufu that it is the greatest building on the face of the earth. The largest pyramid of Giza, and is the only remaining miracle of the seven wonders of the old world. Its grandeur is not only due to the enormity of its construction, but also to its impressive internal layout. It was built around him a cemetery with small pyramids for his wife and mother, surrounded by the pyramid of King Khufu Sur, whose remains still exist in the eastern and northern regions, at a distance of 20 meters from the base of the pyramid
The original height of the Great Pyramid is 146 meters and currently it is about 137 meters long and the length of its base is 230 meters. As for the weight of the stones, it ranges between tons and eight tons or more .
You can also visit the Khufu ship which was called the ” Solar Boat ” . In 1954, at the base of the Great Pyramid, the Egyptian archaeologist Kamal Al-Malakh discovered two perforated cisterns at the base of the southern Khufu pyramid. At the bottom of one of them was found a disjointed vessel of cedar wood, the number of parts of the vessel was 1224 pieces, not missing any part, including five pairs of paddles, two steering fins and a cabin.
Pyramid of chephrem is the middle pyramid between the pyramids of Egypt. It was built by King Khafra, the fourth king of the fourth family, the son of King Khufu. He married Princess Maras Ankh, 26 years old, and built the second pyramids of Giza, which is lower than Khufu pyramid. The 136 m high is built on an area of 215 square meters and still retains part of its external exterior. In his pyramid collection he found statues of chast stone in the temple of the private valley, including a statue of the most beautiful produced by the Egyptian sculpture, which is now located in the Egyptian Museum, and attributed to him the rock sculpture Sphinx statue, Khafra launched on his pyramid name (the great).
Built by the pharaoh Mycrenos , the son of King Chephren , the length of each side of the rib 108 meters and height of 65 meters, the entrance rises about 4 meters above the surface of the earth, and built of limestone, but Munkra chose to build the lower part of granite that was brought from Aswan by river Nile, and found in one of the corridors of the pyramid wooden coffin with the name of Minker and his mummies, a mummified mummy is now reserved in the British Museum.
To the south of the Pyramid of Menkara there are three pyramids dedicated to the kingdoms stretching east to west of the first pyramid, especially the queen of the second wife of the second wife of King Munkra.
He called (Menkera) on the pyramid name (Holy)
One of the most important tourist sites in Cairo is the statue of a mythical creature with the body of a lion and a human head, believed to be ancient Egyptians built during the reign of Pharaoh Khafre 2558-2532 BC, located on the Giza plateau on the West Bank of the Nile in Giza, Cairo, Within the pyramids of Giza, it is the oldest known large carvings
The face of the Sphinx statue
The Great Sphinx of Giza and the successor of the Pyramid of Khafra.
Sphinx in Giza and behind the Great Pyramid, Pyramid of Pharaoh Khufu.
The Sphinx is a statue of a mythical creature with the body of a lion and a human head carved from limestone. It was probably originally covered with a layer of plaster and colored. The traces of the original colors are still visible next to one of its ears.
Located on the Giza plateau on the west bank of the Nile in Giza, Egypt, the Sphinx is also a guardian of the plateau. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture, about 73.5 meters long, 15 meters in length, 19.3 meters in length, and 20 meters above the surface of the head. It is believed that the ancient Egyptians built it during the reign of Pharaoh Khafre (2558-2532 BC), builder of the second pyramid in Giza.
Head of the Sphinx.
It is believed that the statue of the Sphinx was a stone before King Khafra thought of his sculpture in the form of a statue. This statue is seen to the east, so that the originals were changed in the last century to agree with the Sphinx.
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The Sneferu pyramid
is one of the pyramids of Egypt and one of three pyramids built by Pharaoh Sinfero. Called the pyramid slant where he began to build the pyramid to rise at an angle of 58 degrees, and when the construction of the pyramid to almost half height, it was decided to build the top at an angle of 43 degrees. According to the technique, Sinfero and his engineers have built a complete pyramid with new technology in the town of Maidum called the Red Pyramid.
The construction of the sloping pyramid took 14 years, and it seems that he did not like Senefro and decided to build the red pyramid according to the experience learned by his engineers when building the slanting pyramid. He chose the place for his pyramid, which is buried about 2 kilometers north of the sloping pyramid in the town of Dahshur.
When building the sloping pyramid between the pyramid of stones with geostationary angles estimated at about 59 degrees. It is likely that by constructing such a structure, construction began to sink because of the stone loads. In addition, the large nook causes a sharp rise in the pyramid to make it harder to complete and build the upper part of it. To remedy this problem, engineers built reinforced walls that made the 55-degree slope of construction unfinished. They then completed construction at a curved angle of 43 degrees, making it called the Bent Pyramid. Thus the technique of building the pyramids was discovered by placing horizontal floors of stones. Each square layer of stone topped with a lower layer in the area with a tilt angle of 52 degrees, rather than a 55 or 43 degree angle, as in the case of the curved pyramid. This shape became the full shape of the pyramid as we know it today.
The Red Pyramid
The Red Pyramid was built by Pharaoh Sinfro, the father of King Khufu in Dahshur near Cairo
is the top three main pyramids in Dahshur. It is called red for the red rust layer above its stones, the third largest Egyptian pyramid after the pyramids of Khufu and Khafra, which were then built in the city of Giza. The Red Pyramid was built at the highest stone building in the world. Local people call it the “bat pyramid.”