The Great Pyramid at Giza

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					The great pyramid is built in Giza Egypt by the order of there pharaoh of the fourth dynasty named Pharaoh Kuku. The Great pyramid was built in the desert.

There were evidence of a separate workers' town, was given a nickname "the Eastern town," complete with courtyards, chambers, and houses. "It looks like a normal settlement”.

The Great pyramid took about 120 years to build it only when the Nile flooded too little.

The pyramid was built around -2600 to –2480 B.C.

It was intended to last an eternity for the great pharaoh Khufu mummy it was secularly made to keep away any grave robbers. The pyramid was built to be a great big monument that people would remember who built it and who the ruler was.

The Great Pyramids purpose for being built has many theories people don’t know who built the Pyramid. Many believe that Pharaoh Cheops (or Khufu) built the Great Pyramid for his tomb around 3350 BC, because many of the other pyramids in the area have been found to be burial chambers for various kings of Egypt.

A total of over 2,300,000 blocks of limestone and granite were used in its construction with the average block weighing 2.5 tons and none weighing less than 2 tons. The large blocks used in the ceiling of the King's Chamber weigh as much as 9 tons.

It was built by; laborers who moved it into position six and a half million tons of stones some in blocks as large as nine tons—with nothing but wood and rope.

It was the pharaoh Khufu idea because it was the tomb where he would be buried.

Slaves worked and died working as forced labor for decades to build the Great Pyramid at Giza for one person.

100,000 people worked on the pyramid for 3 months of each year

Its 756 feet long on each side, 450 high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each averaging 2 1/2 tons in weight. Despite the makers' limited surveying tools no side is more than 8 inches different in length than another, and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. All of these together make it looks like a great big
triangle.

There were lots of ways in which ancient Egyptians could lift those enormous limestone's. They used Copper Chisels. Since gold was the only other available metal they chose the stronger copper for their tool-making. They pounded with granite dolerite rock balls and wooden mallets into granite to split the bedrock. Copper Saws. These were used to cut the soft stone blocks. They also sawed into large wooden posts that were used to lever the blocks into place. They used this as a plane to smooth the objects to shape them to the perfect parts. In that prose Copper Drills were used.


				
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