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great pyramid

How long did it take to build the Great Pyramid?

The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that survives today, the Great Pyramid of Giza was constructed as a tomb for the ...
rosetta stone

What is the Rosetta Stone?

In the 19th century, the Rosetta Stone helped scholars at long last crack the code of hieroglyphics, the ancient Egyptian writing system. French army ...
Curse of King Tut

Is the curse of King Tut real?

In early 1923, British archaeologist Howard Carter and his financier friend George Herbert, Lord Carnarvon, ceremoniously opened the long-obscured burial ...