Friday, March 25, 2011

The Pyramid of Giza

The Great Pyramid of Giza, is consider the oldest and also largest Pyramids in the world. And it is also the oldest of The 7 wonders of the ancient world.

It is believe that this pyramid is build as the tomb for fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh of Khufu. The pyramid is build by lime stone. The whole pyramid itself estimated about 2.3million limestone blocks.

To build this structure alone require tremendous workforce, time, and also engineering. Historian claim that most builder are actually peasants and also farmer. They shift their work to building the pyramid during the flooding of Niles river into their farm and crops. It is predicted that to build this structure, Egyptians use about 14-20 years of construction.

It is undeniable that the pyramid is one of the greatest building that human build because try to imagine during that time, they don't have any crane, machine and even proper transport to cut and transport the stone that some weight up to tonnes. Thus, in among the 7 wonders of ancient world. Pyramid is the last one standing on the earth until today.

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