Egyptian Pyramids Photo Gallery and related media
The Pyramids of Giza
Erected between 2575-2465 BCE, the pyramids of Menakure, Khafre, and Khufu (from foreground to background) range in height from 481 feet (Khufu) to 218 feet (Menkaure). Originally covered in smooth limestone, only the top of Khafre retains this original outer casing.
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