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Pyramids – Egypt – Who built the Egyptian pyramids at Giza?

By |2018-11-28T11:38:13+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Architecture, Egypt|

Egyptian pyramids - the Step Pyramid at Giza What are the Pyramids? Like the Sumerians at the same time, the Egyptians around 3000-2500 BC devoted a lot of energy to building big buildings. The Egyptian Pyramids at Giza are one of the most impressive monuments of the ancient world, and you can still visit [...]

Predynastic Egyptian mastabas

By |2018-04-19T08:31:07+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Architecture, Egypt|

This model of an Egyptian house has more than one room (Louvre Museum, Paris) In the earliest days of the kingdom of Egypt, about 4000-3500 BC, Egypt was still divided into the two countries of Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt. Even so long ago, most people already lived in houses built out of [...]

Pyramids and houses – Ancient Egyptian architecture

By |2018-04-09T23:55:19+00:00June 13th, 2017|Africa, Architecture, Egypt|

Pyramids at Giza, Egypt People tend to think that Egyptian building styles stayed the same for the whole period of Ancient Egypt, from the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the end of the New Kingdom two thousand years later, but that's not true. The Egyptians built different kinds of buildings at different [...]