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The Great Pyramid of Cheops By: Paul Beauchamp and Justin Stomberg - Period: D Why was the Great Pyramid of Cheops (aka. Khufu) a major engineering achievement? – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: The Great Pyramid of Cheops


1
The Great Pyramid of Cheops
By Paul Beauchamp and Justin Stomberg - Period D
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Why was the Great Pyramid of Cheops (aka. Khufu)
a major engineering achievement?
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Answer to Question
  • SIZE! It was the tallest man-made structure in
    the world for over 3,800 years!
  • Base measures 754 ft. covering 13 acres!
  • Entrance was 15 meters higher then it is today.
  • Horizontal passage that leads to the Kings
    Burial Chamber is 100ft. long.
  • Kings chamber is 34.4 x 17.2 x 19.1 high

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How long did it take to build?
  • Between 2589-2566 BC.
  • 100,000 slaves built the pyramid.
  • 2,000,000 blocks of stone.

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Bibliography
  • http//interoz.com/EGYPT/cheops.htm
  • Pictures
  • http//en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pyramid_of_Giza
  • http//www.toolfactory.com/products/page?id2902

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Bibliography
  • http//www.molon.de/galleries/Egypt/Pyramids/img.p
    hp?pic5
  • http//www.cheops-pyramide.ch/khufu-pyramid/khufu-
    numbers.html

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The End

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Credits
  • Information Justin Stomberg
  • Typer was Paul Beauchamp
  • And Paul did some looking up (not a lot)
  • Editor Paul
  • Producer Paul Beauchamp and Justin Stomberg!!
  • Designer The Computer and Paul
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