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					Name ______________________________                                                       Egypt
Pr ________________                                                                       Mr. Dirschl

Directions: Use the following website to answer questions on the Great Pyramid of Giza:
http://www.sacred-destinations.com/egypt/giza-pyramids.htm

Of the Seven Wonders of the World which one still stands today?




Click on the link for the Great Sphinx to answer the following questions:

How long and high is the Great Sphinx in front of the pyramid of Giza?




What year was the sphinx built? _________________________________

What is the purpose or reason the sphinx is in front of the tomb?




How did the sphinx get damaged?




Go back to the main page to answer questions on the pyramids:

How tall is the pyramid of Giza?




How many years did it take to build the Great Pyramid of Giza? ______________________________


How many men did it take to build the Great Pyramid of Giza? _______________________________


How many stone blocks make up the Great Pyramid of Giza? _________________________________
How long did the Great Pyramid of Giza remain the tallest monument in the world? What took its place?




How tall is the pyramid of Khafre? ___________________________________________




What is the most plausible explanation for how the pyramids were built?




How is the positioning of the pyramids of Giza unique? ( Hint: Orion’s Belt)

				
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