Wonders of the Pyramid

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It is well known that Egyptian Pyramid structures serve as the tomb of kings and queens however there is much more information that lies within. Before exploring the power of the pyramid lets uncover what it holds. Inside there are many fascinating things, other than just sarcophagus’s and prize possessions. Regular items used by Pharaoh such as the throne and jewels, vessels, art and his organs! For life after death, the pyramid is filled with all the things Pharaoh will need in their next life. All of the writings inside the pyramid are in Hieroglyphics, the ancient Egyptian written language.

The structures were built between 1000BC and 2700BC (library.thinkquest.org 24 May 2011). From examining the workers bones it was found that they had frequent injuries and many had bent spinal columns. The men pulled the blocks of limestone up a ramp, the ramps were extended as the pyramids increased in size so that the ramps wouldn’t get too steep. Twenty men were needed to pull just one block up the ramp that may weight at least 3 tons. The size of Pyramids varies greatly; some reach up to forty stories high. The Great Pyramid of Giza is 480 feet high and 756 feet on each side making it one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Another giant Pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Cheops, which is forty-eight stories high and covers an area of ten football grounds. About 2.3 million blocks were used and it took nearly twenty years to build it. (timstouse.com 24 May 2011)

Mummification was done by an embalmer using sensitive specific techniques. The brain would be first removed by taking small pieces of it through nose. Then, a slit would be cut to take out liver, stomach, and intestines using special tools. These organs were placed in natron(natu...

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Testimonials from several sources demonstrate that, pets of all kind thrive under, or within open-frame pyramids. Dogs and cats have been observed to get magnetically attracted to pyramid replicas. Bill Kerell is a pyramid researcher who has been doing experiments with pyramids for about 17 years.

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