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|(Left) The Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza. Perhaps it was constructed on such a massive scale to survive both the ravages of time and of destructive ignorance.|
|(Above) The Pyramids and the Great Sphinx of Giza. The Sphinx faces perfectly due east. The pyramids are oriented precisely, with each face aligned to a cardinal direction.|
(Left) Modern day Giza sprawls at the feet of these ancient giants.
|(Above) Giza by night: Futuristic lighting effects combine with Millennia old architecture to create a truly awe-inspiring vision.|
(Left) Sunset at Giza.
|(Right) The 'Bent' Pyramid at Dashur, supposedly built by Sneferu (2575-2551 BC) the father of Khufu, the traditional builder of the Great Pyramid.||(Above) Pyramid at Giza. Seeming to rise out of the morning mist as a potent image of the Benben stone - said to have fallen from heaven.|
|(Left) The 'Red' Pyramid at Dashur, like the 'Bent' Pyramid also said to have been built by Sneferu.|
(Right) The three great Pyramids of Giza, viewed from the south-east. To the right, the Great Pyramid of Khufu, centre the Pyramid of Khafra, left the smaller Pyramid of Menkaura.
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