The Egyptian Pyramid – An Ancient Mystery

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The Egyptian Pyramid – An Ancient Mystery

Pyramids are one of the important monumental structural masterpieces of the ancient Egyptians that left so many mysteries about their structure and untold secrets.
Pyramids were built more than 4,500 years ago. It is a tomb for kings, Pharaohs, and other royal family members. It took years and years to build a single pyramid and one of them took nearly 20 years to build its complete structure. Thousands of people were made to construct the pyramids. There are numerous pyramids that can be found in various regions of the world where they have a triangular shape on their faces. These structural aspects fascinate todays’ archaeologists on its construction. It still delights the people with its architectural complex even in this technological world. It is unbelievable how the pyramids are managed to construct even in deserted regions of Egypt. Pyramids were built using bricks, and stones that weigh more than 50 tons. It was believed that Mammoths were used to pull stones that weighed tons. But evidence shows that Mammoths were survived only on the East Coast of Asia. Pyramids are also found in some the countries like Italy, Greece, Mexico, Thailand, and so on.

Pyramids Of Giza:

The Pyramids of Giza are considered the largest pyramids that have ever been built. Out of those, the most famous pyramids are The Great Pyramid of Giza also known as the Pyramid of Khufu (having a length of 230 meters and height of 147 meters), the Pyramid of Menkaure (having the length of 109 meters and a height of 66 meters), Pyramid of Khafre (having the length of 216 meters and height of 143 meters). The Great Pyramid of Giza is the largest of the pyramids of Giza and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. These pyramids were used as the burials of the royal family.

Facts of Pyramids :

 It is not legally allowed to climb any of the pyramids.

• It is estimated that 2 billion bricks were used to build the pyramid.

 It is believed that the pyramid once had an invisible door.

 County Sudan has the largest number of pyramids (found more than 220 pyramids) than any other country in the world. Pyramids were built for religious faith as Egyptians believed in an afterlife.

 According to Vastu Shastra, it is considered good to have a pyramid in the house as it is believed that it increases the members of the house.

 Tourists are allowed to visit the pyramids for a fee.

 Pyramids represent the wealth and power of Pharaoh.

 It is believed that pyramids were built by slaves but evidently proved that they were not built by slaves.

• It is really tough in this present world to build a Pyramid structure.

 Pyramids are made of limestone, granite, gypsum, and bricks.

Marvelous and mysterious:

More fascinating structures and their constructional complexities will be admired forever. Though pyramids have their own mystery and secrets that were never revealed, it is delightful to know that our ancestors built such a masterpiece that needs to be cherished.

There are lots of places like Bermuda Triangle, Envaitenet island are just left nothing but a mystery. Explore our blog to know more.

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