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 How long ago were the pyramids built?

Answer Around 3000 and 2500 B.C., the ancient Egyptians began building the pyramids as tombs for pharaohs. Although the first pharaohs commissioned simple square-shaped tombs, the later pharaohs sought mo... Read More »
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Where were 800 pyramids built?

In Egypt, ancient Thebes (or the west bank at Luxor) is home to the famous pyramids, including those in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens. While there are many pyramids there, a ... Read More »
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When were the Great Pyramids built?

There is debate amongst scholars over exactly when the Great Pyramid of Giza and its two companion pyramids were built, but it is certain that they were built during the so-called Old Kingdom perio... Read More »
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In what valley were 800 pyramids built?

There is no valley in the world where 800 pyramids collectively exist. It is likely a reference to the 800 tombs of Qurnet Murai, a hill discovered near the Valley of the Kings and used as a burial... Read More »
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When were the Mayan pyramids built?

Mayan pyramids were constructed near the beginning of the Mayan Golden Age, otherwise known as the Classic Period. The discovery of dates carved into Mayan monuments have led archaeologists to sugg... Read More »
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