The Pyramid city of Cahokia is home to more than 120 pyramidal structures The largest of these is the so-called Monks Mound. Monks Mound is truly massive; it is roughly the same size at its base as the Great Pyramid of Giza; 13.1 acres / 5.3 hectares. The perimeter of Monks Mound base has been
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Here's a stumping collection of aerial images of the ancient Egyptian pyramids you have to see. The truly gigantic size of the pyramids of Giza is hard to describe. The three main pyramids—perhaps the most famous in the world—are located at the edge of the Western Desert, some 9 km (5 mi) west of the Nile
What exactly happened to the capstone of the Great Pyramid of Giza? Did it ever exist? Was it destroyed? According to mainstream timelines, the Great Pyramid of Giza was completed around 4,500 years ago, during the reign of the Fourth Dynasty King Khufu. The largest Pyramid built in Egypt is usually referred to as the
Gaston Maspero, the French Egyptologist and second director of the Egyptian Museum in Cairo believed that the Great Sphinx was "the most ancient monument in Egypt." Of all the ancient monuments that have been carved and built throughout the history of mankind, none are as striking, mysterious and symbolic as the Great Sphinx of Giza. Thought to