How many people built the pyramids?

Answer Egyptologists and historians have constantly debated about the number of people it took to build the pyramids at Giza. However, modern historians estimate that 20,000 to 30,000 workers built the py... Read More »

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How many Mayan-made pyramids were built?

The exact number of pyramids built by the Mayans is unknown. Many Mayan sites remain unexcavated, and others have been damaged or destroyed. Major extant pyramid sites include Acanceh, Calakmul, C... Read More »

How many people visit the pyramids?

The Egyptian Travel Authority reported eight million visitors to the Egyptian Pyramids in 2004 and a record 8.6 million visitors in 2005, according to Afrol News. The ETA hopes to double its touris... Read More »

How many people died building the Pyramids?

When the pyramids were under construction in Egypt, no known death records were kept. The only figures that exist are estimates for the number of people, approximated in the thousands, who died whi... Read More »

How many people did it take to build the Pyramids of Giza?

It was once thought that the Great Pyramid of Giza must have been built by at least 100,000 people. Modern archaeologists and Egyptologists now believe it took far fewer people to create the massiv... Read More »