The Great Pyramid Of Giza

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The Great Pyramid Of Giza

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

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