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Unformatted text preview: Had additional outer buildings and such, but they no longer survive Pyramids, Old Kingdom : Fourth Dynasty At Giza, 2600 BC 3 pyramids: o Khufu / Cheops Egyptian name, followed by Greek name o Khafre / Chephren o Menkaure / Mycerinus Square base, sloping sides Built to protect the tomb of the king, real tomb is in the ground underneath Khufu / Cheops Pyramid : Reined for 23 year Interested in arts and protecting Egypt from outside invaders Biggest of 3 pyramids Has 3 satellite pyramids for his queens / noble women Khafre / Chephren : Slightly smaller than Khufus, but built on higher ground so looks bigger, sharper angle of triangle faces Sides are 250 meters Only one with limestone cap remaining Menkaure / Mycerinus : Smallest of the pyramids Has 3 satellite pyramids for his queens / noble women...
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- Fall '08