The Great Pyramid of Giza

Kelly Ross

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Fill in the blanks with the missing sentences to complete the article

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  1. only one to remain mostly intact

  2. was built as a tomb for pharaoh Kheops around 2560 BC

  3. oldest and largest of the three pyramids

  4. was constructed over a 20-year period

  5. tallest structure in the world for more than 3,800 years

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the in Giza, Egypt. It is also the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and the .

Experts believe that the pyramid . After its completion, at 146.5 meters (481 feet), the Great Pyramid was the .

It is estimated that the pyramid and required a total workforce of around 100,000 men.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Would you visit the Great Pyramid of Giza? Why or why not?

  2. What other Wonders of the World do you know? Describe them

  3. What places or monuments would you like to visit? Why?

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