The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in the Giza Necropolis bordering what is now El Giza, Egypt. It is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the only one to remain largely intact. Egyptologists believe that the pyramid was built as a tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu over an approximately 20 year period concluding around 2560 BC. Initially at 146.5 metres , the Great Pyramid was the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Originally, the Great Pyramid was covered by casing stones that formed a...
|Also Known As:||Pyramid of Khufu, Pyramid of Cheops, Khufu's Horizon, هرم خوفو, هرم الملك خوفو, Marea Piramidă a lui Khufu, Marea Piramidă a lui Cheops, Kim tự tháp Kê ốp, Kim tự tháp Khufu, Đại kim tự tháp Giza, Đại Kim tự tháp, Marea Piramidă din Gizeh|