What have you learned about the Pyramids of Egypt?

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1.  Outside which ancient city were the great pyramids built 4,500 years ago?

2. How tall was the Khufu pyramid?  

3.  Who built the step pyramid at Saqqara?

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4.  Which Pharaoh's head sits on the Sphinx?

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Outside which ancient city were the great pyramids built 4,500 years ago?
Answer: The ancient city of Memphis

How tall was the Khufu pyramid?
Answer: 147 meters

Who built the step pyramid at Saqqara?
Answer: King Djoser, who ruled 4600 years ago


Which Pharaoh's head sits on the Sphinx?
Answer: King Khafre

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