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The pyramids were not built by slaves

The life of a pyramid builder certainly wasn’t easy—skeletons of workers commonly show signs of arthritis and other ailments—but evidence suggests that the massive tombs were built not by slaves but by paid laborers. 109 more words

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PHOTOS FROM GIZA

The Pyramids of the Giza plateau are perhaps the most famous of all Egyptian sights.  It’s impossible to visit here without being over awed by the gigantic scale of these mind boggling constructions, by these testaments to humanity’s ability to create.   137 more words

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Newport firm reinforces Egyptian Pyramids

Cintec, an international building engineering firm based in Newport, has been undertaking some of the most difficult preservation projects, strengthening the structure of monuments all over the world including the pyramids of Egypt. 533 more words

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THE STRANGEST SIGHT IN EGYPT - A TRIP TO MEIDUM

The Meidum Pyramid and Mastaba 17. © Rory Gavin

Meidum is one of the most interesting and unique sites in Egypt. At about 100km from Cairo, it’s off the normal tourist trails. 1,908 more words

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EGYPT'S GREAT ANTIQUITY: 46 MILLION YEARS OLD.

Egyptian civilization is many millions of years old. Recent research indicates that ancient Egyptian civilization may be upwards of 46 million years old.

How do we arrive at this extreme age?  948 more words

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