Before the existence of Rome or Greece

Egypt pyramids

Pyramids of Giza are the three fourth-dynasty pyramids (c. 2575 – c. 2465 BCE) erected on the rocky plateau of the west bank of the Nile River near Al-Jīzah (Giza) in Egypt. The structures were built as burial tombs for three fourth-dynasty pharaohs, Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, and are named after each king respectively. The Great Pyramid is the northernmost and oldest of the group. It was built for Khufu, who was the second king of the fourth dynasty. The edifice is the largest of the three, with the length of each side at the base averaging 755.75 feet (230 meters), and its original height towering at 481.4 feet (147 meters).

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