A+ A A-

Pyramids

pyramids_of_giza

Pyramids have been built by civilizations in many parts of the world. For thousands of years, the largest structures on Earth were pyramids—first the Red Pyramid in the Dashur Necropolis and then the Great Pyramid of Khufu, both of Egypt, the latter the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still remaining. Khufu's Pyramid is built mainly of limestone (with large red granite blocks used in some interior chambers), and is considered an architectural masterpiece. It contains around 1,300,000 blocks ranging in weight from 2.5 tonnes (5,500 lb) to 15 tonnes (33,000 lb) and is built on a square base with sides measuring about 230 m (755 ft), covering 13 acres. Its four sides face the four cardinal points precisely and it has an angle of 52 degrees. The original height of the Pyramid was 146.5 m (488 ft), but today it is only 137 m (455 ft) high, the 9 m (33 ft) that is missing is due to the theft of the fine quality white Tura limestone covering, or casing stones, for construction in Cairo. It is still the tallest pyramid. The largest pyramid by volume is the Great Pyramid of Cholula, in the Mexican state of Puebla. <wikipedia>

Free Reading Here!!

crystal-wind-oracle-mobile-app
 
Cut Through The Illusions!
Available On The
Apple  / Android / Amazon
NEW Expanded Version - 53 cards!
CrystalWind.ca is free to access and use.
"Would you consider a small gift of $11.11 ?" :)
ॐ Namasté - Blessings!
donatebtn
"Life is an echo, what you
send out comes back."

© 2008-2018 crystalwind.ca. All rights reserved.

Featured This Month

Page:

Unakite

Unakite

The Stone of Birth - The Stone of Vision A combination of three minerals, G... Read more

’Twas the Evening of Samhain

’Twas the Evening of Samhain

’Twas the Evening of Samhain ’Twas the evening of Samhain, and all through ... Read more

Birth Totem - Snake

Birth Totem - Snake

Birth Totem Snake Birth dates: October 23 - November 22 Birth Totem: Snake... Read more

The Ivy - September 30th - October 27th

The Ivy - September 30th - October 27th

Celtic Symbol : The Butterfly Zodiac Degrees : 7º00` Libra - 4º59` Scorpio ... Read more

Sun in Scorpio

Sun in Scorpio

An Overview of Sun Sign Characteristics for Scorpio The ruler of Scorpio is... Read more

Scorpio Mythology

Scorpio Mythology

The Meaning Behind the Scorpio Zodiac Symbol The story behind the constella... Read more

Malachite

Malachite

The Emotional Mastery Stone An absorbing stone, malachite is excellent for ... Read more

Samhain - Halloween

Samhain - Halloween

Samhain is one of the greater Sabbats of the Witches’ calendar and in the No... Read more

Scorpio

Scorpio

October 23 - November 22 Spirit: To penetrate the secrets of nature Ego: S... Read more

The Jack-O-Lantern

The Jack-O-Lantern

When we think of Jack-o-Lanterns today we think of the carved pumpkins with ... Read more

Celtic Samhain

Celtic Samhain

Samhain marks one of the two great doorways of the Celtic year, for the Celt... Read more

Freeze Up Moon

Freeze Up Moon

Snake – Copper and Malachite – Thistle – Orange October 24 to November 21 ... Read more

Samhain Lore

Samhain Lore

The symbolism of this Sabbat is that of The Third (and final) Harvest, it ma... Read more

Labradorite

Labradorite

The Magic Stone Labradorite allows complete polarity shifts to occur, just ... Read more

Original Irish Jack-O-Lanterns Were Truly Te…

Original Irish Jack-O-Lanterns Were Truly Terrifying!

A far cry from the grinning pumpkins of Halloween today, the origi... Read more

Positive SSL
© 2008-2019 CrystalWind.ca. Site Creation by CreativeInceptions.com.

 

X

Right Click

No right click