In what year did the slaves build the Pyramids?

Answer Archeologists, including Mark Lehner from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and Zahi Hawass, director general of Giza, believe that villagers, not slaves, built the Pyramids. The ... Read More »

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What year did the Egyptians build the pyramids?

Pharaoh Djoser built a step pyramid, the first of Egyptian pyramids, in 2630 B.C.E. Located at Giza, the largest Egyptian pyramid was built by Pharaoh Khufu in 2550 B.C.E. according to NationalGeog... Read More »

What did the Egyptians use to build the pyramids?

Limestone blocks were used to build the outer walls of the Egyptian pyramids. Pink granite was used for the inner walls, while the inner floors were constructed of alabaster or basalt. Ramps were b... Read More »

What was used to build the pyramids?

Egyptians used several types of stone to construct the pyramids. Limestone, sandstone, granite, basalt, alabaster and mud bricks were among the construction materials. Egypt is a country rich in st... Read More »

What year were the first slaves brought to Jamestown, Virginia?

According to the University of Virginia's Social Studies Department, the first slaves arrived in Jamestown, Virginia, in August 1619. The Jamestown General Assembly sent two ships to raid Spanish s... Read More »