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The Great Pyramid At Giza: Tomb Of Wonders…

The Great Pyramid At Giza: Tomb Of Wonders (High Interest Books: Digging…

by Sarah Pitt Kaplan

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The Giza Pyramids

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The ancient Egyptians built many pyramids. Howefver, the pyramids at Giza are the biggest, best preserved, and the most best well-known pyramids ever constracted. The Giza pyramids were built between 2601 and 2515 B.C. It took thousands of men to builtd these giant structures. It also required countless tons of stone, mud, timber, and straw.
The pyramids of Giza have captured people's imaginations for thousands of years. These massive, mysterious phyramids will continure to teach lessons about the ancient people who built them for many years to come.

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The Egyptians were unaware of the importance and functions of a brain. They believed that it only took up space inside of a living person's head(See p 21).

It means that the ancient Egyptians hadn't the advance of medical science.

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The Giza pyramids offer many things for Egyptologists to study. For instance, the shape of the pyramids continues to mystify experts(See p 36).

I wonder why they built such kind of shape. It's so hard to answer the question. ( )
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Buried cities, mummified bodies, armies of clay - this series digs down deep into history to uncover some of the mysteries of the past.

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Examines the Great Pyramid at Giza in Egypt, one of the Seven Wonders of the World, discussing how it was built, its purpose, and what it reveals about the ancient Egyptians.

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