Great Pyramids were built between 2650-2500. It is said that
they were a tomb of Khufu. They are located in Giza, Egypt.
The largest pyramid is 756 feet long on each side and 450 feet
high. It is made up of 2,300,000 blocks, that each weigh two
and a half tons. It took 20 years for 100,000 slaves to build
it. It required 112 men to lift each separate block.
Men that were great thieves wanted to get the hidden treasure
that was hidden in the tomb.They
found a small square room called the Queen's Chamber. It is a
passageway. The Grand Gallery is another passageway to the King's
Chamber. It is 34 feet long, 17 feet wide, and 19 feet tall.
After not finding the treasure, the men got angry and tried to
destroy the tomb but stopped after taking out 30 feet of stone.
No one knows what happened to King Khufu and his treasure.
Some people think that it was just an observatory, but we can't
be quite sure because when people stated that, it was already
over 2,000 years old. An astronomer observed a descending passageway
above the Grand Gallery that could have been used for mapping
Now, except for parts of the Mausoleum and the Temple of Artemis,
the Great Pyramids are the only things left standing of the 7
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