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Pyramid of Teti
Pyramid of Teti

The pyramid of Teti, who was the first king of the Sixth Dynasty, has suffered enormous damage from quarrymen, who removed the covering and limestone slabs within the monument. The pyramid was originally 52.5m high, and each side was 78.5m in length.

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Pyramid of Unas
Pyramid of Unas

The pyramid of Unas, who was the last pharaoh of the Fifth Dynasty, is nowadays rather dilapidated. All of its outer covering has vanished except for that on the southern face, where a few of the limestone blocks were restored in ancient times. The original height of the pyramid was 43m and the length of each side is 57.5m.

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Pyramid of Userkaf
Pyramid of Userkaf

King Userkaf of the Fifth Dynasty wanted to have his pyramid as near to the Step Pyramid as possible, so as to be close to one of his great predecessors, King Djoser. Thus, Userkaf built his pyramid about 200 meters or 656 feet from the northeast corner of the Step Pyramid. The Pyramid of Userkaf is not in a good condition. Nothing of importance was found.

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The Great Pyramid of Khufu
The Great Pyramid of Khufu

The Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is considered to be the first and only complete Wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that still exists.

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The Interior Chambers and Galleries of the Khufu Pyramid
The Interior Chambers and Galleries of the Khufu Pyramid

There are several underground chambers and galleries inside the Khufu Pyramid.

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The Pyramid of Khafra
The Pyramid of Khafra

King Khafra of the Fourth Dynasty built the second pyramid on the famous Giza Plateau. It was built on an elevation that was about 10 meters or 33 feet higher than that of King Khufu's pyramid.

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The Pyramid of Menkaure
The Pyramid of Menkaure

The Pyramid of Menkaure is the smallest one on the Giza plateau and is 66 meters or 216 feet high. It is built on the edge of the sloping plateau. This pyramid was finished by King Shepseskaf, the successor to King Menkaure.

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Unfinished Pyramid of Sekhemkhet
Unfinished Pyramid of Sekhemkhet

The Unfinished Pyramid of King Sekhemkhet at Saqqara is one of the most important sources for helping Egyptologists to understand the techniques used by the ancient Egyptians for constructing pyramids.

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