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Photographs of the three Giza pyramids of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the Sphinx, temples, Solar Barque museum and western cemetery mastabas, including the Light and Sound Show night views.
Great Pyramid Giza EG050898jhp 
 Cheops Gizah Great Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks closeup, the largest of the Gizah site monuments and the first of the really truly huge constructions dating around 2500BC and still now one of the Wonders of the World. Standing 137m high, was 140m originally, was 230m on each size and probably was built using over 2 million blocks of stone averaging 2.5 tons although today it looks smaller than nearby Khafre Pyramid which higher on the Giza plateau. 
 Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Great, pyramid, royalty, burial, tomb, Khufu, Cheops, blocks, erosion, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, scale, huge, sky, blue
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Giza Pyramids & Sphinx
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Great Pyramid Giza EG050898jhp
Upload Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2005
Photo Size: 9.3 MB; 3555x5313 pixels
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Cheops Gizah Great Pyramid ancient Egyptian tomb limestone blocks closeup,

the largest of the Gizah site monuments and the first of the really truly huge constructions dating around 2500BC and still now one of the Wonders of the World. Standing 137m high, was 140m originally, was 230m on each size and probably was built using over 2 million blocks of stone averaging 2.5 tons although today it looks smaller than nearby Khafre Pyramid which higher on the Giza plateau.
Keywords: Egypt, Cairo, Giza, Gizah, upright, Great, pyramid, royalty, burial, tomb, Khufu, Cheops, blocks, erosion, limestone, ancient, Egyptian, Egyptology, archaeology, gigantic, history, scale, huge, sky, blue
 


 

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