It's 756 ft long on each side, 450 ft high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each about 2 1/2 tons in weight. and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands. Even today it remains the most massive building on Earth. It is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, at Giza, Egypt.
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Cheops Pyramid - Handmade in Greece. Sterling Silver 925 - Melina World Jewelry 4005. Handmade in Athens, Greece. Inspired by Greek, Olympic and Mediterranean art, culture and history. Our jewelry fits European brands sharing the same idea, such as Biagi, Chamilia, Pandora and Trollbeads.
Cheops Pyramid - Handmade in Greece. Sterling Silver 925 - Melina World Jewelry 4005. Around the world there are many prehistoric pyramids. The Egyptian pyramids are probably the most famous, but all the great ancient cultures built pyramids, including the Greek. One of the reasons that the pyramids were so popular was probably very strong symbolism inherent in the form. The pyramids sloping sides symbolize the sun's slanting rays, which should bring the king / pharaoh to heaven. The…
Climbing the Cheops Pyramid, Egypt, 1870s (Félix Bonfils)
Victor climbing towards the very top of Cheops Pyramide. This was quite exhausting, especially coming down....
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