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Great Pyramid of Giza on Wikipedia

The Great Pyramid of Giza (called the Pyramid of Khufu and the Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a to...

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The Egyptian Museum in Wikipedia

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, known commonly as the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt, is home to an extensive collection of ancient Egyptian antiquities. It has 120,000 items, with a representative amount on display, the remainder in storerooms.The following information pertains to the state of the museum prior to the Egyptian Revolution of 2...

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Image of The Step Pyramid of Djoser

Nice photo of The Step Pyramid of Djoser (aka Netjerikhet) in the site of ancient Saqqara....

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The Pyramid of Djoser in Wikipedia

The Pyramid of Djoser (Zoser), or step pyramid (kbhw-ntrw in Egyptian) is an archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier Imhotep, during the 27th century BC. It is the central feature of a vast mortuary complex in an enormous courtyard surrounde...

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Travel to the Giza Pyramids

Giza Pyramids The lion-bodied Sphinx guards the three Pyramids of Giza. These Giza pyramids are the location to which the bodies of King Cheops, Kefren, and Mykerinos were ferried via the Nile for burial in preparation for their journey to the afterlife. The largest of the Giza pyramids is the oldest and finest of the three and is known as the "G...

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