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The Great Pyramid Of Giza

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  • 1. The Great Pyramid of Giza By: Shannon Cohen
  • 2.
    • Located in
    • Giza Egypt
  • 3. What makes it a wonder of the world?
    • It I still a mystery on how it was built
    • The pyramid cannot be duplicated by our modern technology
    • One of the oldest structures in existence
    • The symbolism of the pyramid are not entirely understood
  • 4.
    • When was it constructed?
    • The pyramid of Giza was approximately constructed in 2500 BC. The pyramid has been around for 4,617 years.
    • Why was it built?
    • The pyramid was constructed for the tomb of Pharaoh Khufu.
  • 5.
    • Who built it?
    • Giza was built by 100,000 men over a 20 year time period.
    • How was it built?
    • This is one of the greatest mysteries that scientists and archeologist have debated for years, this question has not been answered. It is called an engineering master piece.
  • 6.
    • How big was it?
    • - the pyramid is 480 feet tall
    • - it has a base of 750 feet in each direction
    • -The pyramid contains around 2,300,000 individual blocks of stones
  • 7. What is it made of?
    • LIMESTONE
  • 8. The great pyramid of Giza still exists today
  • 9. Thank You =)
  • 10. Work sited:
    • http://www.geocities.com/athens/delphi/3499/gp1.htm
    • http://www.plim.org/greatpyramid.html
    • http://www.bible-history.com/resource/ff_giza.htm