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

Questions.

  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?