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  • 1 Pyramid of Cheops Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    ET - Gizeh

    Unrivalled architectural masterpiece, technical feat, seventh wonder of the world, oldest pyramid... there is no shortage of superlatives for the Great Pyramid of Cheops. It was also the highest (today 138m) and had the greatest volume (2 521 000m3) ..

  • 2 Sphinx Highly Recommended Highly Recommended Highly Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    ET - Gizeh

    The eternal symbol of Egypt, the enigmatic Sphinx of Giza, has made an impression across the ages. This monumental creature (20m high and 57m long), symbol of the Pharaoh's power, with a lion's body and human face, was most probably fashioned by Chep..

  • 3 Pyramid of Chephren Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    ET - Gizeh

    Chephren, son of Cheops, decided to install his tomb south of his father's, thus taking his place in the family line. Construction techniques had been perfected, and Chephren's pyramid was erected more quickly. Although not as tall, it looks slimmer ..

  • 4 Solar Bark Recommended Recommended

    Archaeological and historical sites

    ET - Gizeh

    According to the Egyptians, the solar god Re had two golden barks in which he navigated the skies. By offering these solar barks, they associated the Pharaoh's last journey with Re's daily movements. Cheops's solar bark is one of two models unearthed..

  • 5 Pyramid of Mykerinos Interesting

    Archaeological and historical sites

    ET - Gizeh

    Standing to the south of the plateau, Mykerinos is the smallest of the Giza pyramids (66m high and 108m wide), despite being built with larger freestones. It has a particularly complex system of funerary chambers. Like its neighbours, with its temple..

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