The great pyramid of Giza

Guðrún Ósk and Mareike Thomas

Key vocabulary

Remain - to continue to exist when other parts or other things no longer exist

Interior -the inside part of something

Dynasty- a series of rulers or leaders who are all from the same family

Casing - a covering that protects something

mortuary - a building where dead bodies are kept before they are sent to be buried or burned

Erosion - the fact of stone etc. being gradually damaged and removed by the waves, rain, or wind

Absence - the fact of not existing

Precision - the quality of being exact

Epyptologist - experts, the study of ancient Egyptian history and culture

Estimate - to guess or calculate the cost, size, or value of something


  1. When was the pyramid of Giza built?

  2. How long was the peroid of building?

  3. How many stone-blocks consists the pyramid?

  4. How many known chambers are inside the Great pyramid?