HISTORY OF EGYPTIAN ARCHITECTURE
: Pyramids, Giza, 4th Dynasty, 2545-2450 B.C. ; Giza, Egypt.
- The three great pyramids and six small pyramids are situated on the left bank of the Nile in Cairo.
- The pyramids earlier than Giza are Step pyramid of King Zoser in Saqqara (early III Dynasty), Step pyramid in Medum (III-IV Dynasty), the pyramid in Dahshur (IV Dynasty) and others.
The Pyramid of Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus from left to right.
- IV Dynasty; 2545-2450 B.C.
- The Pyramid of Cheops is 230.364m square at base, 137.18m height (originally 146m) and the incline is 51 degree .52.
- The Pyramid of Chephren is 215.8m square at base, 136.5m height (originally 143.5m)and the incline is 53 degree .20.
- The Pyramid of Mycerinus is 108.5m square at base, 66.5m height and the incline is 51 degree.
The Pyramid of Cheops and Chephren from left to right.
Photo: Shoji Hiramatsu
: [No.2]Pyramid of Chephren
: [No.3]Pyramid of Cheops
: [No.5]Valley Temple of King Chephren
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