The Pyramids of Egypt

September 4, 2020
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Welcome to Egypt. The Pyramids of Giza have stood here for thousands of years. Each pyramid was built for a different pharaoh. Pharaohs were the rulers of ancient Egypt. The largest pyramid shown here is 455 feet tall. It is called the Great Pyramid of Giza. It is made of more than 2 million stones.

A pyramid is a structure with four triangular sides. Long ago, Egyptians built giant pyramids as monuments to the pharaohs. The pyramids were also tombs for the pharaohs. They were designed to protect a pharaoh and his belongings after death.

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