The Giza Necropolis

Egypt, Giza….xoxo

Musings from the Heart Land

 

The Giza Necropolis  stands on the Giza Plateau, on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt.  This complex of ancient monuments is located some 5 miles  inland into the desert from the old town of Giza on the banks overlooking the Nile River, and about 12 miles southwest of downtown Cairo.  One of the original seven wonders of the world, they are the only one remaining.

One can only wonder how the ancients managed to construct the pyramid ,as it sits on the highest plain in the area, some of the stones weighing several tons could not have been placed without some method unknown to us today.

Even though popular opinion dictates that the pyramids lie in a remote area, this is far from true, because of increases in population, they are now located next to Cairo, the most populous city in Africa, with a Pizza Hut and KFC located…

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