When were the great pyramids made?

Answer According to "National Geographic," the Great Pyramid of Giza, which was created for the pharaoh Khufu, was built around 2550 B.C. The other pyramids on the Giza plateau were built between 2589 and... Read More »

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How big are the Great Pyramids?

The Great Pyramid is one of three pyramids on the Giza Plateau near Cairo, Egypt. It is also known as the pyramid of Khufu, or Cheops, after the pharaoh who commissioned its construction. The 481-f... Read More »

How old are the Great Pyramids?

According to the BBC website, the first pyramid, the Step Pyramid, was built in 2600 B.C. by King Djoser. The Great Pyramid was built in 2500 B.C. by King Khufu. The Encyclopedia Smithsonian report... Read More »

Can you see the great pyramids from space?

The Great Pyramids of Giza, including that of Pharaoh Khufu, his son Khafre and Khafre's son Menkaure, are viewable from space. Astronauts are always interested in observing historic human creation... Read More »

What is the largest of the great pyramids?

The largest of the great pyramids is the Great Pyramid of Khufu. It was built by Pharaoh Khufu, circa 2550 B.C. It measures 481 feet in height. It is located on the Giza Plateau, in the City of Gi... Read More »