Digging up the past

Chapter 1 Land of the pyramids

Immense Monuments

Pyramid of Chephren (Khafre) at Giza

No visitor to Egypt can stand at the foot of the giant pyramids of Giza on the outskirts of Cairo and not be overwhelmed by the immense size of those huge monuments.

Who made the Pyramids?

Why?

How did they get those weighty stones into position?

How did they acquire the skill to construct the pyramids with such mathematical precision?

To find the answers to these and many other questions, we need to penetrate the mists of ancient history and learn the origins of the past greatness of Egypt.