It's 756 ft long on each side, 450 ft high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each about 2 1/2 tons in weight. and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands. Even today it remains the most massive building on Earth. It is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, at Giza, Egypt.

It's 756 ft long on each side, 450 ft high and is composed of 2,300,000 blocks of stone, each about 2 1/2 tons in weight. and the whole structure is perfectly oriented to the points of the compass. Even in the 19th century, it was the tallest building in the world and, at the age of 4,500 years, it is the only one of the famous "Seven Wonders of the Ancient World" that still stands. Even today it remains the most massive building on Earth. It is the Great Pyramid of Khufu, at Giza, Egypt.

Buch:  Der Bau der Cheops-Pyramide von H. illig und F. Löhner

Buch: Der Bau der Cheops-Pyramide von H. illig und F. Löhner

Pharao Cheops, der Sohn des Snofru, lernte aus den Fehlern seines Vaters: Er baute auf Fels. Und ließ sein Bauwerk von Anfang an im idealen Neigungswinkel von 52 Grad hochziehen. So entstand um 2600 vor Christus die erste perfekte Pyramide. Mit einer Höhe von 147 Metern und einer Seitenlänge von 230 Metern ist die Cheops-Pyramide auch die größte, die je gebaut wurde.

Pharao Cheops, der Sohn des Snofru, lernte aus den Fehlern seines Vaters: Er baute auf Fels. Und ließ sein Bauwerk von Anfang an im idealen Neigungswinkel von 52 Grad hochziehen. So entstand um 2600 vor Christus die erste perfekte Pyramide. Mit einer Höhe von 147 Metern und einer Seitenlänge von 230 Metern ist die Cheops-Pyramide auch die größte, die je gebaut wurde.

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Victor climbing towards the very top of Cheops Pyramide. This was quite exhausting, especially coming down....

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