Hi welcome to my blog. I hope you like my blog post. No ordinary tomb would do for a pharaoh of Egypt. Instead the Egyptians built mountain-like pyramids made entirely of stone. The pyramids held supplies that the pharaoh might need in the spirit world, including clothing, furniture, jewelry, and food. Most of the work to build them were done by the farmers during the Nile flood, when they could not tend their skills. Each pyramid was set on a square base, with the entrance facing north. Bout 2540 B.C., the Egyptians built the largest and grandest of the pyramids known as The Great Pyramid. Its located 10 miles from the modern city Cairo. It rises nearly 500 feet (153 m) above the deserts, covers an area about the size of 9 football fields. It also contains more than 2 million stone blocks. Each block weighs an average of 2.5 tons. The Great Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for more than 4,000 years. It is equal to the size of an 48-story building, and is the largest of about 80 pyramids of Egypt. It is a marvelous structure because the Egyptians built it without using beasts of burden, special tools, or even the wheel. That is some information on The Great Pyramid.
If you want to know what is inside a pyramid keep on reading. There are two burial chambers. The kings burial chamber was placed in the room at the pyramids center. The queens burial chamber held a statue of the king, not the queen. There were two places where the royal people would get buried or would stay. The underground burial chamber is where the Kings were sometime buried instead. The Mastaba is where the royal family and other nobles stayed. those are some facts about whats inside a pyramid.
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Image: ‘From Pyramids – Giza, Egypt’
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