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The Great Pyramid

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: Jeffrey Becker, Tom Elliott Copyright © The Contributors. Sharing and remixing permitted under terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License (cc-by).
Last modified Jan 18, 2018 03:47 PM History
The Great Pyramid of Khufu was built ca. 2580–2560 B.C. during the 4th dynasty of ancient Egypt. It initially stood to a height of 146.5 meters (481 feet).

Base map by Ryan M. Horne for Pleiades and the Ancient World Mapping Center (ancient terrain after the Barrington Atlas). Map interaction design and implementation by Sean Gillies, David Glick, Alec Mitchell, and Tom Elliott for Pleiades.

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Jeffrey Becker, and Tom Elliott, 'The Great Pyramid: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2018 <> [accessed: 12 August 2020]

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