This interesting pyramid is thought to have been started by Pharaoh Huni, and completed by his son Sneferu, the founder of ... More
This interesting pyramid is thought to have been started by Pharaoh Huni, and completed by his son Sneferu, the founder of the IV Dynasty (2613-2494 BCE). It is one of the few pyramids where one does not stop to marvel at the ingenuity of the ancient Egyptian architect. The flawed pyramid began as an eight-stepped structure. The steps were then filled in, and a smooth granite casing put in place, thus turning it into a true pyramid. Unfortunately, it seems that the stress distribution had not been correctly calculated so the outer walls collapsed.
Built in 684 CE by a wealthy scribe called Athanasius, this church was originally dedicated to Abu Kir and Yohanna
(or St. Cyrus and St. John). When the remains of St. Barbara, (a young maiden of Nicomedia beaten to ...
Funded by the Aga Khan Trust, this park was created to make a leisure and recreational spot for residents and
tourists. With a dearth of green spaces in the city, Al Azhar is constantly buzzing with activity. Apart from ...
Located in the most fashionable and secure areas in Giza with fascinating views of The Great Pyramids, Husa Pyramids is
a modern and urban hotel five minutes walking from the Pyramids where relaxation is a reality. Our rooms and ...
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