Each block about two to eighteen tons. After that they had to put a casing to smooth the surface. But sadly over the years the casing has disappeared over the years. One really knows how the blocks were put there but there were theories. One theory was that when they were building a pyramid they used a spiral ramp. In fact the Great pyramid became one of the Seven Wonders of the World. To read more about The Great pyramids go to the next page. Two other major pyramids were built at Gaza one for Chuff’s son and the other for Chaffer.
The way pyramids were made before they even knew is they stacked master on top Of each other. The Great Pyramid The largest and most famous of all the pyramids is the Great Pyramid. It is coated at Gaza and was built by Snuffer’s son which is Chuff, known also as Cheeps this was his later his Greek name. The pyramid was built by the Egyptian pharaoh Chuff and was his to die in. The pyramid’s base covered over 13 acres and its sides were at an angle of 51 degrees 52 minutes and were over 755 feet long! It originally stood over 481 feet high. But today it is 450 feet high.
It is ranked the tallest structure on Earth for more than 43 centuries. On each side the directions of the compass rose are marked. Scientists think that its stone blocks average over two tons apiece, with the largest weighing as much as fifteen tons each. The pyramid entrance is on the north side. All of the shafts would either lead to the king’s chamber or something else. It is thought that the Great pyramid took 20 years to build. The way they built the Great pyramid was they would prepare the site and then blocks of stone were transported and placed.
They had put a outer casing so it would smooth the surface but the casing has disappeared over the years. The Great Pyramids nicknames were the Granaries of Joseph or the Mountains of Pharaoh. Facts: The age of pyramids began in the Old Kingdom. Before pyramids were invented kings were buried in masts. The first pyramids were made by King Douser during 2650-2134 B. C. Entertainer Douser is mostly known as the king who commissioned the building of the Step Pyramid at Square and the temple complex surrounding it.
It would probably be the Step Pyramid which caused most of Douser’s fame during ancient times, and it is certainly why his name is known to so many today. They kept on building pyramids until 1 640 B. C. The last pyramids were built around the Middle Kingdom during 2650-1640 The Great pyramid was about 145 meters (about 480 Ft. High). Over the years the Great Pyramids has lost mom (30 Ft) on the top The Great pyramid has been the tallest structure on Earth for more then 43 centuries.