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Pyramids of Giza
Pyramids
The Great Pyramid
Information
Location Giza, Egypt[1]
Commemoration Pharaohs[1]
Constructed 3rd, 4th, and 5th millenniums BC[1]
Points of interest The Great Sphinx of Giza[1]

The Pyramids of Giza are ancient structures built by the Ancient Egyptians in the third, fourth, and fifth millenniums BC, on the Giza Plateau. They consist of several individual pyramids and the Sphinx statue that stands before the Great Pyramid. The monuments were popularized when it was categorized as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.[1]

HistoryEdit

Construction

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ConstructionEdit

Battle of the PyramidsEdit

Battle of Pyramids

The Battle of the Pyramids.

In July of 1798, during Napoleon's invasion of Egypt, a battle occurred near the Pyramids between Napoleon's military and native Mamluks on Napoleon's campaign towards Cairo, the capital of Egypt. Napoleon achieved an astounding victory, with 30 Frenchmen dead and almost three thousand Mamluks dead.[2]

AftermathEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Petrie, William Matthew F. The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh. London: Field & Tuer, 1883. Print.
  2. The Encyclopedia Americana Corporation. "Napoleon I." Encyclopedia Americana. Vol. 19. New York: Encyclopedia Americana, 1919. 695-700. Print.

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