Interesting Facts About the Pyramids
The term pyramid is applied to similar structures built by ancient cultures in places such as Egypt, Mesopotamia and Central America. Their designs often had religious significance, and they were often used as tombs or shrines....
A pyramid (from Greek: πυραμίς pyramis) is a structure whose outer surfaces are
triangular and converge to a single point at the top, making the shape roughly a ...
The British Museum provides a readable, illustrated introduction to the pyramids
of Ancient Egypt. Includes an interactive reconstruction of Khufu's pyramid ...
, whether straight or step are impressive structures from the ancient world that we can still see today, although somewhat the worse for wear. More »
Find out more about the history of Egyptian Pyramids, including videos,
interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...
NOVA Online presents Pyramids—The Inside Story. Tour the Great Pyramid in
QuickTime VR, follow the current excavation, learn about how the pyramids were
Explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt through diagrams, photos, and facts.
Egypt has well over 100 pyramids, each with its own story. Learn how these
ancient pyramids were built and what their purpose was for their rulers.
A pyramid is a structure or monument, usually with a quadrilateral base, which
rises to a triangular point. In the popular imagination, pyramids are...