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PYRAMIDS OF GIZA AND THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

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Transcript of PYRAMIDS OF GIZA AND THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

ANCIENT CHINA: THE GREAT WALL
ANCIENT EGYPT: PYRAMIDS OF GIZA
White limestone casing
The size
The pyramid shape
ANCIENT CHINA: THE GREAT WALL
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Describe how each structure was built including materials used and who built it
PYRAMIDS OF GIZA AND THE GREAT WALL OF CHINA

ANCIENT EGYPT: PYAMIDS OF GIZA

One of the seven wonders of the world
Built for the Pharaoh Khufu
Built around 2530BCE
Made out of stone blocks
Built by ordinary Egyptian men
Casing stones were placed along the outside walls of the pyramid
Approximately 147 meters high
Used lime stone
Used ropes made out of papyrus
Pyramid was filled with passages and chambers that protected the Pharaohs tomb and his goods for the journey to the afterlife
Moved each stone along ramps
BY ELISA CONSOLMAGNO
Describe how each structure was built including materials used and who built it
Explain what features make these structures so remarkable

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WHICH STRUCTURE IS MORE REMARKABLE AND WHY?
THE PYRAMIDS OF GIZA BECAUSE......

One of the seven wonders of the world
Built to keep enemies from attacking/invading their territories
Built around 221BC
The Great Wall now stretches for more than 2,100 miles (3,400km)
The Great Wall was built by the army, peasant farmers and captured criminals
Elephants were brought in to help with moving the heaviest loads
Thousands of chinese men worked on the Great Wall
The Great Wall was made out of materials that were found nearby
Today, the Great Wall of China is the largest human made structure in the world
Explain what make these features so remarkable
The length
Stones/pounded earth
Many people from around the world still come and see them today
It has such a unique shape
The fact that it was made by ordinary Egyptian men
Nothing like the Pyramids of Giza could be made these days
Out of the Seven Wonders of the world its the oldest and are the only ones that still exist
Ancient History Encyclopedia. 2009. The Great Pyramid of Giza: The last remaining wonder of the ancient world. [ONLINE] Available at: http://www.ancient.eu/article/124/. [Accessed 13 August 14]
Books:
After a block of stone had been roughly cut and shaped it was rubbed down with a smooth stone to give it a polished surface
A wooden drill handle and other carpentry tools
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Snedded, RS,2008. Ancient China. 1st ed. China: Franklin Watts
Challen, PC, 2005. Life n Ancient China. 1st ed. USA: Crabtree Publishing Company
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Macdonald, FM, 2000. Pyramids. 1st ed. Hong Kong: Franklin Watts
Putnam JP, 1994.Pyramid. 1st ed. Great Brittain: Toppan printingco.
Chisolm & Reid, JC 7SR, 1995. Who built the pyramids? 1sr ed. Belgium: Usborne
Nicholson & Watts, RN & CW, 1991. Ancient China. 1st ed. Hong Kong: Franklin Watts.
A piece of stone that had fallen from the wall
These were used to create fine details in the stone blocks
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