This category lists pages and sites about the pyramids of Egypt, massive structures which had a square base and four rectangular sides. These structures were used as tombs for the pharaohs.
The Construction of the Pyramids
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explores how these fascinating structures were built.
CultureFocus: The Pyramids of Giza
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides an introduction to the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt. Includes pictures.
Encyclopedia Smithsonian: The Egyptian Pyramid
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Short article tells how the pyramid evolved and explores how they were built.
National Geographic: Secrets of Ancient Egypt
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt through diagrams, photos, and facts.
Nova Online: Explore the Pyramids
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Interactive site tells who build the pyramids and how old they are. Also includes an overview of Ancient Egypt as well as an introduction to hieroglyphs. From PBS.
Pyramids
[ Kids/Teens ] Contains a detailed story of how the pyramids were built.
Pyramids: The Inside Story
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] NOVA Online tours the Great Pyramid in QuickTime VR, explains how the pyramids were constructed and by whom. Also covers a 1997 excavation of the bakery that fed the pyramid builders.
Secrets of Lost Empires: Pharaoh's Obelisk
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explores the science behind these ancient structures. Virtual slideshow offers a glimpse at the tools and techniques which were used, while a Shockwave game allows visitors to test their skill in lifting a virtual obelisk.
Wikipedia: Egyptian Pyramids
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Encyclopedia article talks about pyramid construction, symbolism, and sites.
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