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Unformatted text preview: iza, Egypt, June 6, 1942 “The Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston excavations at Giza came as a result of the efforts of George Andrew Reisner (1867­1942), who supervised excavations throughout Egypt and the Sudan for almost forty years in the first half of the twentieth century. Thanks to Reisner, the Museum's collection is not only one of the richest in the world, but also one of the most important, since it was scientifically excavated and documented .” The Pyramids at Giza The Pyramids at Giza Cheops (c. 2589­2566) Chephren (c. 2558­2533) Mycerinus (c. 2528­2500) GIZA PLATEAU COMPUTER MODEL Bird's Eye View From The Southeast National museum of antiquity, Leiden Pyramid complex The Great Pyramid of Khufu The Great Pyramid of Khufu Original Height: 146.6 m (480.96 ft) Current Height: 138.75 m (455.21 ft) Length of Side: 230.37 (755.8 ft) Angle: 51º 50’ 40” Estimated Volume: 2,521,000 c...
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