How tall is the pyramid of Khufu?

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The pyramid of Khufu rises

The pyramid of Khufu is located on a high place of the Giza plateau in the Arab Republic of Egypt, and it is considered one of the seven wonders of the world in the ancient classification, because of its wonderful design, and it is indicated that the length of the base of the pyramid reaches about two hundred and thirty meters, while it reaches Its height is approximately one hundred and forty-six meters, and it was thus considered the highest building that was constructed by man; for more than three thousand years, until the Eiffel Tower was named the highest building in the world, and despite that, historical studies Indicates that The Lincoln Cathedral located in England is more than the pyramid of Khufu, and by this it has taken the title from before the founding of the Eiffel Tower.

The construction of the pyramid of Khufu

It is believed that the construction of the pyramid of Khufu, or known as the Great Pyramid, was between two years (2580-2560 BC). It took approximately ten to twenty years to be a tomb for King Khufu, the second king of the kings of the Fourth Dynasty, and the pyramid is distinguished by its internal design that reflects the dimension The deep religious, cultural dimension, and secrets of the ancient Egyptians. It is worth noting that a large number of stones were used in the construction process, as their number reached approximately 2.3 million stones whose weight ranges between (2,500-15,000) kilograms, and the pyramid is surrounded by three pyramids smaller than it, which are due to the wives King Khufu, next to two temples, and a small tomb of tombs.

Description of the pyramid of Khufu

The door of the pyramid of Khufu was placed in the northern part of it, knowing that its height reaches eighteen meters, and the door reaches through an internal passageway sloped from the rock on which the pyramid rests, to a lower room under the ground, and the visitor can walk to the inner passageway to the inner passageway to the inner passage (Queen’s Chamber), as he can walk another upward sloping passageway that reaches forty-six meters in length, to reach a narrow passageway that connects him to a room called (King’s Chamber), or (burial chamber), which is characterized by being covered in luxury. There are also five rooms separated from each other using granite slabs, and from there extends to the outside of the pyramid two narrow paths that differ in their purpose if it is for ventilation, or for another purpose.


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