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Egypt’s Great Pyramid consists of 2.3 million blocks of cut limestone. What’s behind them?

There are smaller pyramids near the Pyramids of Giza. These might have been tombs for the pharaoh Khufu’s wives. Most often, a pyramid was a tomb for just one person.

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What is the most interesting thing you learned about the Great Pyramid of Giza? Why did you find that most interesting?


What other books have you read about famous buildings? How do they compare with this book?


Can you think of other old buildings that many people know about? Do you think they are important? Why or why not?

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