Egypt ancient civilisation







There are symbols from the ancient civilization of Giza that still exist today, like the Great Pyramid of Kheops (Khufu) that was built more than 4500 years ago and which is considered as being one of the worlds seven wonders. The fantastic pyramid is like a magnet for the tourists who want to see this wonder. The Great Pyramid of Kheops has other small pyramids that could be made for the Kheops mother and queens, a mortuary temple, the boats which were buried with the deceased kings to help them to be transported in the other world. Another symbol of the Giza ancient civilization is the Pyramid of Menkaure, is a small pyramid which also has other pyramids that were constructed for the Menkaure1s queens. Pyramid of Khafre also stands from the ancient times, being built between 2558 and 2532 BC. Khafre was the son of Khufu that also has a much larger pyramid. The mortuary temple has some storage chambers, an entrance hall, a sanctuary and a courtyard which is colonnaded The magnificent Sphinx is also a wonder that remained from the Egypt ancient civilization. The half-lion half-human statue is the world biggest monolith structure having a length of about 74 meters. Although there are no exactly information about the year of the Sphinx construction, it is estimated that it was built in 2,500 BC. The way this structure was made is still a mystery of the world. Giza is the place of the tombs from the ancient times; about 50 tombs can be visited by the public, but on the Giza Plateau are more than 6000 tombs. There are three cemeteries on the Giza Plateau: the Western cemetery, the Eastern cemetery and the Southern cemetery with tombs of pharaohs, kings and royal families.



Egypt Ancient Civilisation




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