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  • ,, Pyramids and Temples of G-izeh; P.T.

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  • Pyramids were erected for queens as well as for kings, and the position of the queens was little inferior to that of their consorts, though, so far as monumental representations go, they always yielded precedence to the latter.

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  • The angles between these pyramids and the basal plane are 852° and 73° respectively.

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  • At Saqqara, opposite Memphis itself, the steppyramid of Zoser of the IIIrd Dynasty, several pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, and innumerable mastaba-tombs of the Old Kingdom, are crowded together in the cemetery.

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  • Thirty miles north are the pyramids of Meroe.

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  • The pyramids of both father and son are at Lisht.

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  • Great as it was, it created no empire outside the Nile valley, and its most imposing monument, which according to the testimony of the ancients rivalled the pyramids, is now represented by a vast stratum of chips.

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  • Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus are historical personages of the fourth Egyptian dynasty, in correct order, and they built the three pyramids attributed to them here.

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  • Another method of verifying the formula is to take a point Q in the mid-section, and divide up the prismoid into two pyramids with vertex Q and bases ABCD ...

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  • They were pyramids on a square or oblong base, rising in successive terraces to a small summit-platform.

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  • Solitary or grouped pyramids of red sandstone between 3000 and 4000 ft.

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  • The finding of worked iron in the Great Pyramids seems to corroborate this view.

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  • Solitary or grouped pyramids of red sandstone between 3000 and 4000 ft.

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  • Various dynasties had their ancestral seats elsewhere and individual kings built their palaces and pyramids at some distance up or down the valley, but Memphis must have been generally the centre of the government and the largest city in Egypt until the New Empire (Dyns.

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  • Pyramids of the Old and Middle kingdoms form a chain 20 m.

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  • By heating the nitrate it is obtained as hemimorphous pyramids belonging to the hexagonal system; and by heating the chloride in a current of steam as hexagonal prisms. It is insoluble in water; it dissolves readily in all aqueous acids, with formation of salts.

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  • Ward, Our Sudan, its Pyramids and Progress (London, 1905); E.

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  • The solution is filtered and allowed to cool, when colourless rhombic pyramids of the aurocyanide separate.

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  • As Professor Mahaffy has suggested, the era of the Pyramids may have been the veritable autumn of civilization.

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  • The forms of these are earth-heaps, conical mounds, walls of earth,, rectangular pyramids and effigies (Putnam).

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  • Of the old Egyptian freshwater canal Dicuil learnt from one "brother Fidelis," probably another Irish monk, who, on his way to Jerusalem, sailed along the "Nile" into the Red Sea-passing on his way the "Barns of Joseph" or Pyramids of Giza, which are well described.

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  • Herodotus continues that in his own day the Egyptians were unwilling to name these oppressors and preferred to call the pyramids after a shepherd named Philition, who pastured his flocks in their neighbourhood.

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  • In late times the priests of Denderah claimed Khufu as a benefactor; he was reputed to have built temples to the gods near the Great Pyramids and Sphinx (where also a pyramid of his daughter Hentsen is spoken of), and there are incidental notices of him in the medical and religious literature.

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  • It forms rhombic pyramids, which melt at 197°.

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  • The pyramids of Giza or Gizeh, on the edge of the desert, 8 m.

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  • The pyramids of Egypt, the mausolea of the Lydian kings, the circular, chambered sepulchres of Mycenae, and the Etruscan tombs at Caere and Vold, are lineally descended from the chambered barrows of prehistoric times, modified in construction according to the advancement of architectural art at the period of their erection.

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  • He accepted a division in the expedition to Egypt under Bonaparte, but was wounded in the head at Alexandria in the first engagement, which prevented his taking any further part in the campaign of the Pyramids, and caused him to be appointed governor of Alexandria.

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  • In 1819 he returned to England, and published in the following year an account of his travels and discoveries entitled Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia, &c. He also exhibited during 1820-1821 facsimiles of the tomb of Seti I.

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  • These deities are not easily ' One of the most important sources for the ancient Mexican traditions and myths is the so-called " Codex Chimalpopoca," a manuscript in the Mexican language discovered by the Abbe analysed, but on the other hand Tonatiuh and Metztli, the sun and moon, stand out distinctly as nature gods, and the traveller still sees in the huge adobe pyramids of Teotihuacan, with their sides oriented to the four quarters, an evidence of the importance of their worship. The war-god Huitzilopochtli was the real head of the Aztec pantheon; his idol remains in Mexico, a huge block of basalt on which is sculptured on the one side his hideous personage, adorned with the humming-bird feathers on the left hand which signify his name, while the not less frightful war-goddess Teoyaomiqui, or " divine wardeath," occupies the other side.

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  • Below lies the city with its ancient walls and lofty towers, its gardens and squares, its palaces and its mosques, with their delicately-carved domes and minarets covered with fantastic tracery, the port of Bulak, the gardens and palace of Shubra, the broad river studded with islands, the valley of the Nile dotted with groups of trees, with the pyramids on the north horizon, and on the east the barren cliffs, backed by a waste of sand.

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  • The pyramids and temples of Sen.wosri II.

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  • The pyramids and temples of Sen.wosri II.

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  • Kutuzov never talked of "forty centuries looking down from the Pyramids," of the sacrifices he offered for the fatherland, or of what he intended to accomplish or had accomplished; in general he said nothing about himself, adopted no pose, always appeared to be the simplest and most ordinary of men, and said the simplest and most ordinary things.

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  • The central core, which consists of several steep pyramids, is that of a very denuded old volcano, which when its crater was complete may have reached 2000 ft.

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  • Where the trees are trained as pyramids or columns they may stand 8 or 10 ft.

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  • r is bounded by the basal pinacoid c (ooi) parallel to which is the perfect cleavage, the clinopinacoid b ((D10) parallel to the plane of symmetry, and the pyramids m (221) and o (112).

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  • - General View of the Ruins of Monte Alban, Oaxaca, with terraced pyramids.

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  • When in Egypt he measured the pyramids, and, finding that the angles formed by the sides of the largest were in the direction of the four cardinal points, he concluded that this position must have been intended, and also that the poles of the earth and meridians had not deviated since the erection of those structures.

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  • (27) Id., Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883);

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  • They were the builders of the pyramids of Cholula and Teotihuacan, near the city of Mexico, and of Papantla, Huatusco and Tuzapan, in Vera Cruz.

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  • A remarkable feature of the Central-American ruins is the frequency of truncated pyramids built of hewn stone, with flights of steps up to the temple built on the platform at top. The resemblance of these structures to the old descriptions and pictures of the Mexican teocallis is so striking that this name is habitually given to them.

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  • This genus is especially abundant in Eocene Limestones, which attain great thickness around the Mediterranean basin; the Pyramids of Egypt are built of it.

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  • When the growth of pyramids is completed, the outline is something like that of fig.

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  • across the plain to the Pyramids of Giza, 5 m.

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  • On its eastern edge, a few miles west of Cairo, stand the great pyramids (q.v.) of Gizeh or Giza.

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  • Marine Pliocene strata occur to the south of the pyramids of Giza and in the Fayum province, where, in addition, some gravel terraces, at a height of 500 ft.

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  • of the pyramids of Giza, furnish carbonate of soda in large quantities.

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  • west of Cairo, are the largest of the many pyramids and other monuments, including the famous Sphinx, built in the neighborhood of Memphis.

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  • Ward, Pyramids and Progress (1900); A.

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  • Starting from Cairo and going southward we have first the great pyramid-field, with the necropolis of Memphis as its centre; stretching from Abfl Rosh on the north to Lisht on the south, it is followed by the pyramid group of Dahshur, the more isolated pyramids of Medum and Illahun, and that of Hawgra in the Fayum.

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  • Such men, who, capable in every field, designed the Great Pyramids and bestowed the highest monumental fame on their masters, must surely have had an insight into scientific principles that would hardly be credited to the Egyptians from the written documents alone.

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  • C. Proportions of pyramids and other monuments with sloping sides.

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  • This aim is particularly conspicuous in the pyramids, the gigantic tombs which the Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom constructed for themselves: the passages that lead to the burial chamber were barred at intervals by vast granite blocks, and the narrow opening that gave access to them was hidden from view beneath the stone casing of the pyramid sides.

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  • In it we have(a) the recently discovered inscriptions of the 1st Dynasty, too brief and concise to throw much light on the language of that time; and the great collections of spells and ritual texts found inscribed in the Pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, which must even then have been of high antiquity, though they contain later additions made in the same style.

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  • materials (for references to Egypt); also PYRAMIDS;

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  • Of perhaps later date the two south pyramids of Dahshur show errors of 37 on 7459 and II on 2065 in., and variation of direction of 4 and 10 (P.S.

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  • He was barely persuaded from ordering the barrage to be built with stone from the pyramids!

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  • The most impressive form of solitary cone is that wherein after vast denudation a thick overlying formation has been reduced to a single outlier, such as Morven in Caithness, the two Bens Griam in Sutherland, and still more strikingly, the pyramids of red sandstone on the western margin of the shires of Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty.

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  • I are the basal pinacoid, a {oor}, and two square pyramids, b { 'or } and c { 2011.

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  • Of the phosphotungstic acids the most important is phosphoduodecitungstic acid, H 3 PW, 2040 nH 2 O, obtained in quadratic pyramids by crystallizing mixed solutions of orthophosphoric and metatungstic acids.

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  • Silicotungstic acid is obtained as quadratic pyramids from its mercurous salt which is prepared from mercurous nitrate and the salt formed on boiling gelatinous silicic acid with a polytungstate of an alkali metal.

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  • In 1881 he began a long series of important surveys and excavations in Egypt, beginning with the pyramids at Giza, and following up his work there by excavations at the great temple at Tanis (1884), and discovering and exploring the long-lost Greek city of Naucratis in the Delta (1885), and the towns of Am and Daphnae (1886), where he found important remains of the time when they were inhabited by the Pharaohs.

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  • On particular sites, Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883); Tanis I.

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  • Laplace developed a theorem of Vandermonde for the expansion of a determinant, and in 1773 Joseph Louis Lagrange, in his memoir on Pyramids, used determinants of the third order, and proved that the square of a determinant was also a determinant.

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  • The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.

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  • This elevated region is broken in all directions by mountains, from which the crystalline rocks show most frequently as huge bosses, and in certain regions present very varied and picturesque outlines, resembling Titanic castles,cathedrals,domes, pyramids and spires.

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  • Five equilateral triangles covertically placed would stand on a pentagonal base, and it was found that, by forming several sets of such pyramids, a solid could be obtained which had zo triangular faces, which met in pairs to form 30 edges, and in fives to form 12 vertices.

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  • - Ruins of pyramids, temples, churches and other monuments are found along both banks of the Nile almost as far south as the Fourth Cataract, and again in the " Island of Meroe."

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  • In the immediate neighbourhood of Jebel Barkal (the " holy mountain " of the ancient Egyptians), a flat-topped hill which rises abruptly from the desert on the right bank of the Nile a mile or two above the existing village of Merawi (Merowe), are many pyramids and six temples, the pyramids having a height of from 35 to 60 ft.

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  • Pyramids are also found at Zuma and Kurru on the right bank, and at Tangassi on the left bank of the river, these places being about 20 m.

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  • On the left bank of the Nile opposite Merawi are the pyramids of Nuri, and a few miles distant in the Wadi Ghazal are the ruins of a great Christian monastery, where were found gravestones with inscriptions in Greek and Coptic. Ruins of various ages extend from Merawi to the Fourth Cataract.

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  • Thirty miles north of the town of Shendi are the pyramids of Meroe (or Assur) in three distinct groups.

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  • From one of these pyramids was taken " the treasure of Queen Candace," now in the Berlin Museum.

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  • Many of the pyramids have a small shrine on the eastern side inscribed with debased Egyptian or Meroite hieroglyphics.

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  • These pyramids are on the right bank of the Nile, that is in the " Island of Meroe."

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  • Ward, Our Sudan: Its Pyramids and Progress (London, 1905).

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  • The buildings stand upon raised terraces, or upon truncated pyramids, approached by broad stairways, usually of cut stone.

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  • The ruined temples and pyramids are noted for their exquisite carvings.

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  • We cooked so many fabulous dishes, from duck confit and chicken salad to poussin, which we stuffed and twisted into perfect pyramids.

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  • The following program was also about showing the cross-pollination of some of the pyramids built on just one continent, the African continent.

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  • The form of David Mitchell's Six-way Brick is a rhombic dodecahedron from which twelve small rhombic pyramids have been removed.

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  • The pyramids had the purpose of keeping the land fertile by charging it with yang energy.

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  • F rotates the icosahedron in various ways apparently looking for pentagon based pyramids on the " left " and " right " hand sides.

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  • ley lines are tapped by giant, mystic pyramids.

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  • like to see the pyramids in Egypt one day.

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  • Active volcanoes, ice fluted pyramids and immense rock monoliths are just a few examples of what this fantastic continent has to offer.

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  • In the City I the tops of the pyramids form a perfect pentagon.

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  • The site includes 7 plazas, 2 ball courts, 6 plain Stela and 1 alter, as well as temple pyramids.

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  • In origami this term is often misused to mean any star-like form produced by adding pyramids to the faces of a convex polyhedron.

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  • Built over 4000 years ago, the Step pyramid at Saqqara predates the great pyramids by over 1000 years.

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  • pyramids of biomass, which include the total mass of living organisms at each trophic level.

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  • building stone pyramids nevertheless the lowland giant sea fans.

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  • The Predators gave humans knowledge and taught them how to construct pyramids.

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  • Are they inverted pyramids, referring to the Egyptian book of the dead?

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  • Originally there were probably 15 or 20 of these steep-sided, truncated pyramids around the bay.

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  • From here visit the enticing colonial town of Taxco or the enormous Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacán.

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  • The first was the obvious similarity in shape to the early Egyptian pyramids.

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  • It actually predates the pyramids of Egypt and the current consensus is that it was an astronomical observatory.

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  • The form of David Mitchell's Six-way Brick is a rhombic dodecahedron from which twelve small rhombic dodecahedron from which twelve small rhombic pyramids have been removed.

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  • The form of David Mitchell's Six-way Brick is a rhombic dodecahedron from which twelve small rhombic pyramids have been removed.

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  • sarcophaguse pyramids were found to contain empty sarcophagi.

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  • Can Danger Mouse and his bumbling sidekick Penfold keep us safe from deadly sound guns, giant chickens, pyramids and robot ghosts?

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  • First to Giza, where youâll stand in wonder at the huge Pyramids and see the enigmatic sphinx.

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  • Beside the great pyramids at Giza stands a giant sphinx (a lion's body with a man's head ).

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  • I hired a taxi at 2 o'clock a.m. to take me out to the pyramids.

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  • They look like huge human pyramids formed by acrobatic troupes dressed in carnival costumes.

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  • truncated pyramids, they were a sight I shall not forget.

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  • Yorkshire group] and pyramids.

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  • His favourite argument against any reform was to appeal to the Pyramids as an immutable proof of the solidity of Egypt financially and politically.

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  • The central core, which consists of several steep pyramids, is that of a very denuded old volcano, which when its crater was complete may have reached 2000 ft.

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  • Where the trees are trained as pyramids or columns they may stand 8 or 10 ft.

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  • Various dynasties had their ancestral seats elsewhere and individual kings built their palaces and pyramids at some distance up or down the valley, but Memphis must have been generally the centre of the government and the largest city in Egypt until the New Empire (Dyns.

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  • Pyramids of the Old and Middle kingdoms form a chain 20 m.

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  • At Saqqara, opposite Memphis itself, the steppyramid of Zoser of the IIIrd Dynasty, several pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, and innumerable mastaba-tombs of the Old Kingdom, are crowded together in the cemetery.

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  • His determination from the study of their pyramids at Napata (the Barkal region) of the succession of the Ethiopian kings, 42 and his revelations of the colonial dominion of the Egyptians in Nubia under the XII.

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  • In 1819 he returned to England, and published in the following year an account of his travels and discoveries entitled Narrative of the Operations and Recent Discoveries within the Pyramids, Temples, Tombs and Excavations in Egypt and Nubia, &c. He also exhibited during 1820-1821 facsimiles of the tomb of Seti I.

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  • Peaches and nectarines are frequently cultivated in well-drained pots, and are then 'usually trained as pyramids, and in some cases as half-standards.

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  • r is bounded by the basal pinacoid c (ooi) parallel to which is the perfect cleavage, the clinopinacoid b ((D10) parallel to the plane of symmetry, and the pyramids m (221) and o (112).

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  • The angles between these pyramids and the basal plane are 852° and 73° respectively.

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  • Pyramids were erected for queens as well as for kings, and the position of the queens was little inferior to that of their consorts, though, so far as monumental representations go, they always yielded precedence to the latter.

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  • By heating the nitrate it is obtained as hemimorphous pyramids belonging to the hexagonal system; and by heating the chloride in a current of steam as hexagonal prisms. It is insoluble in water; it dissolves readily in all aqueous acids, with formation of salts.

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  • Ward, Our Sudan, its Pyramids and Progress (London, 1905); E.

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  • The monuments are as follows: (r) the pyramids of Egypt, (2) the gardens of Semiramis at Babylon, (3) the statue of Zeus at Olympia (see PHE1DIAS), (4) the temple of Artemis at Ephesus, (5) the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus (see Mausoleum), (6) the Colossus at Rhodes, (7) the Pharos (lighthouse) of Alexandria, or the Walls of Babylon.

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  • The solution is filtered and allowed to cool, when colourless rhombic pyramids of the aurocyanide separate.

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  • After travelling in Europe, he visited the East in 1637, where he collected a considerable number of Arabic, Persian and Greek manuscripts, and made a more accurate survey of the pyramids of Egypt than any traveller who had preceded him.

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  • Besides his papers in the Philosophical Transactions, the principal works of Greaves are Pyramidographia, or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt (1646); A Discourse on the Roman Foot and Denarius (1649); and Elementa linguae Persicae (1649).

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  • As Professor Mahaffy has suggested, the era of the Pyramids may have been the veritable autumn of civilization.

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  • - General View of the Ruins of Monte Alban, Oaxaca, with terraced pyramids.

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  • The forms of these are earth-heaps, conical mounds, walls of earth,, rectangular pyramids and effigies (Putnam).

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  • Of the old Egyptian freshwater canal Dicuil learnt from one "brother Fidelis," probably another Irish monk, who, on his way to Jerusalem, sailed along the "Nile" into the Red Sea-passing on his way the "Barns of Joseph" or Pyramids of Giza, which are well described.

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  • Herodotus continues that in his own day the Egyptians were unwilling to name these oppressors and preferred to call the pyramids after a shepherd named Philition, who pastured his flocks in their neighbourhood.

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  • Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus are historical personages of the fourth Egyptian dynasty, in correct order, and they built the three pyramids attributed to them here.

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  • In late times the priests of Denderah claimed Khufu as a benefactor; he was reputed to have built temples to the gods near the Great Pyramids and Sphinx (where also a pyramid of his daughter Hentsen is spoken of), and there are incidental notices of him in the medical and religious literature.

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  • Another method of verifying the formula is to take a point Q in the mid-section, and divide up the prismoid into two pyramids with vertex Q and bases ABCD ...

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  • When in Egypt he measured the pyramids, and, finding that the angles formed by the sides of the largest were in the direction of the four cardinal points, he concluded that this position must have been intended, and also that the poles of the earth and meridians had not deviated since the erection of those structures.

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  • It forms rhombic pyramids, which melt at 197°.

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  • (27) Id., Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883);

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  • They were the builders of the pyramids of Cholula and Teotihuacan, near the city of Mexico, and of Papantla, Huatusco and Tuzapan, in Vera Cruz.

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  • These deities are not easily ' One of the most important sources for the ancient Mexican traditions and myths is the so-called " Codex Chimalpopoca," a manuscript in the Mexican language discovered by the Abbe analysed, but on the other hand Tonatiuh and Metztli, the sun and moon, stand out distinctly as nature gods, and the traveller still sees in the huge adobe pyramids of Teotihuacan, with their sides oriented to the four quarters, an evidence of the importance of their worship. The war-god Huitzilopochtli was the real head of the Aztec pantheon; his idol remains in Mexico, a huge block of basalt on which is sculptured on the one side his hideous personage, adorned with the humming-bird feathers on the left hand which signify his name, while the not less frightful war-goddess Teoyaomiqui, or " divine wardeath," occupies the other side.

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  • They were pyramids on a square or oblong base, rising in successive terraces to a small summit-platform.

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  • A remarkable feature of the Central-American ruins is the frequency of truncated pyramids built of hewn stone, with flights of steps up to the temple built on the platform at top. The resemblance of these structures to the old descriptions and pictures of the Mexican teocallis is so striking that this name is habitually given to them.

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  • This genus is especially abundant in Eocene Limestones, which attain great thickness around the Mediterranean basin; the Pyramids of Egypt are built of it.

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  • When the growth of pyramids is completed, the outline is something like that of fig.

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  • Pliny described six varieties, among which the Indian, having six pointed angles, and also resembling two pyramids (turbines, whip-tops) placed base to base, may probably be identified as the ordinary octahedral crystal (fig.

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  • Thirty miles north are the pyramids of Meroe.

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  • Below lies the city with its ancient walls and lofty towers, its gardens and squares, its palaces and its mosques, with their delicately-carved domes and minarets covered with fantastic tracery, the port of Bulak, the gardens and palace of Shubra, the broad river studded with islands, the valley of the Nile dotted with groups of trees, with the pyramids on the north horizon, and on the east the barren cliffs, backed by a waste of sand.

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  • across the plain to the Pyramids of Giza, 5 m.

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  • below sea-level on the north-west, at the margin of the Birket-el-Kerun, this province is wholly irrigated by a canalized channel, the Bahr Yusuf, which, leaving the Nile at Derut esh Sherif in Upper Egypt, follows the western margin of the cultivation in the Nile valley, and at length enters the Fayum through a gap in the desert hills by the XIIth Dynasty pyramids of Lahun and Hawara (see FAYUM).

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  • On its eastern edge, a few miles west of Cairo, stand the great pyramids (q.v.) of Gizeh or Giza.

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  • Marine Pliocene strata occur to the south of the pyramids of Giza and in the Fayum province, where, in addition, some gravel terraces, at a height of 500 ft.

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  • of the pyramids of Giza, furnish carbonate of soda in large quantities.

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  • The pyramids of Giza or Gizeh, on the edge of the desert, 8 m.

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  • west of Cairo, are the largest of the many pyramids and other monuments, including the famous Sphinx, built in the neighborhood of Memphis.

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  • Ward, Pyramids and Progress (1900); A.

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  • Starting from Cairo and going southward we have first the great pyramid-field, with the necropolis of Memphis as its centre; stretching from Abfl Rosh on the north to Lisht on the south, it is followed by the pyramid group of Dahshur, the more isolated pyramids of Medum and Illahun, and that of Hawgra in the Fayum.

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  • Beyond are the Ethiopian temples and pyramids of Jebel Barkal and the other pyramids of Napata at Tangassi, &c., the still later pyramids of Meroe at Begerawia, and the temples of Mesauwart and Naga reaching to within 50 m.

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  • Such men, who, capable in every field, designed the Great Pyramids and bestowed the highest monumental fame on their masters, must surely have had an insight into scientific principles that would hardly be credited to the Egyptians from the written documents alone.

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  • C. Proportions of pyramids and other monuments with sloping sides.

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  • This aim is particularly conspicuous in the pyramids, the gigantic tombs which the Pharaohs of the Old Kingdom constructed for themselves: the passages that lead to the burial chamber were barred at intervals by vast granite blocks, and the narrow opening that gave access to them was hidden from view beneath the stone casing of the pyramid sides.

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  • Still more important than all such funereal objects are the books that were placed in the grave for the use of the dead: in the pyramids they are written on the walls of the sepulchral chamber and the passages leading to it; in the Middle Kingdom usually inscribed on the inner sides of the sarcophagus; in later times contained in rolls of papyrus.

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  • In it we have(a) the recently discovered inscriptions of the 1st Dynasty, too brief and concise to throw much light on the language of that time; and the great collections of spells and ritual texts found inscribed in the Pyramids of the Vth and VIth Dynasties, which must even then have been of high antiquity, though they contain later additions made in the same style.

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  • materials (for references to Egypt); also PYRAMIDS;

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  • Of perhaps later date the two south pyramids of Dahshur show errors of 37 on 7459 and II on 2065 in., and variation of direction of 4 and 10 (P.S.

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  • ,, Pyramids and Temples of G-izeh; P.T.

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  • The IVth to VIth Dynasties are best known by the series of pyramids (see PYRAMID) in the region of Memphis.

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  • The pyramids of both father and son are at Lisht.

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  • Great as it was, it created no empire outside the Nile valley, and its most imposing monument, which according to the testimony of the ancients rivalled the pyramids, is now represented by a vast stratum of chips.

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  • He was barely persuaded from ordering the barrage to be built with stone from the pyramids!

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  • The pyramids of Egypt, the mausolea of the Lydian kings, the circular, chambered sepulchres of Mycenae, and the Etruscan tombs at Caere and Vold, are lineally descended from the chambered barrows of prehistoric times, modified in construction according to the advancement of architectural art at the period of their erection.

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  • The most impressive form of solitary cone is that wherein after vast denudation a thick overlying formation has been reduced to a single outlier, such as Morven in Caithness, the two Bens Griam in Sutherland, and still more strikingly, the pyramids of red sandstone on the western margin of the shires of Sutherland and Ross and Cromarty.

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  • The finding of worked iron in the Great Pyramids seems to corroborate this view.

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  • He accepted a division in the expedition to Egypt under Bonaparte, but was wounded in the head at Alexandria in the first engagement, which prevented his taking any further part in the campaign of the Pyramids, and caused him to be appointed governor of Alexandria.

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  • I are the basal pinacoid, a {oor}, and two square pyramids, b { 'or } and c { 2011.

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  • Of the phosphotungstic acids the most important is phosphoduodecitungstic acid, H 3 PW, 2040 nH 2 O, obtained in quadratic pyramids by crystallizing mixed solutions of orthophosphoric and metatungstic acids.

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  • Silicotungstic acid is obtained as quadratic pyramids from its mercurous salt which is prepared from mercurous nitrate and the salt formed on boiling gelatinous silicic acid with a polytungstate of an alkali metal.

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  • As regards the former figure this is evident at once; viz, the polyhedron consists of two pyramids with vertices represented by 0, 0, and a common base whose perimeter is represented by the forcepolygon (only one of these is shown in fig.

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  • In 1881 he began a long series of important surveys and excavations in Egypt, beginning with the pyramids at Giza, and following up his work there by excavations at the great temple at Tanis (1884), and discovering and exploring the long-lost Greek city of Naucratis in the Delta (1885), and the towns of Am and Daphnae (1886), where he found important remains of the time when they were inhabited by the Pharaohs.

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  • On particular sites, Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883); Tanis I.

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  • Laplace developed a theorem of Vandermonde for the expansion of a determinant, and in 1773 Joseph Louis Lagrange, in his memoir on Pyramids, used determinants of the third order, and proved that the square of a determinant was also a determinant.

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  • The importance of their heliacal risings, or first visible appearances at dawn, for the purposes both of practical life and of ritual observance, caused them to be systematically noted; the length of the year was accurately fixed in connexion with the annually recurring Nile-flood; while the curiously precise orientation of the Pyramids affords a lasting demonstration of the high degree of technical skill in watching the heavens attained in the third millennium B.C. The constellational system in vogue among the Egyptians appears to have been essentially of native origin; but they contributed little or nothing to the genuine progress of astronomy.

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  • This elevated region is broken in all directions by mountains, from which the crystalline rocks show most frequently as huge bosses, and in certain regions present very varied and picturesque outlines, resembling Titanic castles,cathedrals,domes, pyramids and spires.

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  • Five equilateral triangles covertically placed would stand on a pentagonal base, and it was found that, by forming several sets of such pyramids, a solid could be obtained which had zo triangular faces, which met in pairs to form 30 edges, and in fives to form 12 vertices.

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  • - Ruins of pyramids, temples, churches and other monuments are found along both banks of the Nile almost as far south as the Fourth Cataract, and again in the " Island of Meroe."

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  • In the immediate neighbourhood of Jebel Barkal (the " holy mountain " of the ancient Egyptians), a flat-topped hill which rises abruptly from the desert on the right bank of the Nile a mile or two above the existing village of Merawi (Merowe), are many pyramids and six temples, the pyramids having a height of from 35 to 60 ft.

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  • Pyramids are also found at Zuma and Kurru on the right bank, and at Tangassi on the left bank of the river, these places being about 20 m.

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  • On the left bank of the Nile opposite Merawi are the pyramids of Nuri, and a few miles distant in the Wadi Ghazal are the ruins of a great Christian monastery, where were found gravestones with inscriptions in Greek and Coptic. Ruins of various ages extend from Merawi to the Fourth Cataract.

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  • Thirty miles north of the town of Shendi are the pyramids of Meroe (or Assur) in three distinct groups.

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  • From one of these pyramids was taken " the treasure of Queen Candace," now in the Berlin Museum.

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  • Many of the pyramids have a small shrine on the eastern side inscribed with debased Egyptian or Meroite hieroglyphics.

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  • These pyramids are on the right bank of the Nile, that is in the " Island of Meroe."

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  • Portions (including a harbour) of the site of the city of Meroe, at Begerawia, not far from the pyramids named, were excavated in1909-1910(see Mero?.).

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  • Ward, Our Sudan: Its Pyramids and Progress (London, 1905).

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  • The buildings stand upon raised terraces, or upon truncated pyramids, approached by broad stairways, usually of cut stone.

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  • The best approach is to use pyramids of biomass, which include the total mass of living organisms at each trophic level.

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  • It actually predates the pyramids of Egypt and the current consensus is that it was an astronomical observatory.

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  • Building stone pyramids nevertheless the lowland giant sea fans.

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  • The Predators gave humans knowledge and taught them how to construct pyramids.

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  • Are they inverted pyramids, referring to the Egyptian book of the dead?

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  • Originally there were probably 15 or 20 of these steep-sided, truncated pyramids around the bay.

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  • From here visit the enticing colonial town of Taxco or the enormous Aztec pyramids at Teotihuacán.

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  • The first was the obvious similarity in shape to the early Egyptian pyramids.

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  • Both these pyramids were found to contain empty sarcophagi.

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  • Can Danger Mouse and his bumbling sidekick Penfold keep us safe from deadly sound guns, giant chickens, pyramids and robot ghosts?

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  • First to Giza, where youâll stand in wonder at the huge Pyramids and see the enigmatic Sphinx.

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  • Beside the great pyramids at Giza stands a giant sphinx (a lion 's body with a man 's head).

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  • I hired a taxi at 2 o'clock a.m. to take me out to the pyramids.

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  • They look like huge human pyramids formed by acrobatic troupes dressed in carnival costumes.

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  • As for those truncated pyramids, they were a sight I shall not forget.

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  • I then read mummification [and thought both of Tammy, and also the crocodile experiment of the yorkshire group] and pyramids.

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  • Nontraditional: Human pyramids are a popular nontraditional pose.

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  • Props such as buildings, pyramids, pagodas, palm trees, sphinx, dragons, Eiffel Tower and so much more are available to turn your room into a different place.

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  • They deliver with jumps, twirls, flips, pyramids and tosses that bring the crowds to their feet and have them screaming the team's name.

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  • Luxurious cruise ships ply the Nile River, offering itineraries that include Cairo, the Sphinx and the Pyramids, or extensions to Abu Simbel.

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  • On this nostalgic Nile cruise, you will visit major attractions on shore excursions, such as Cairo and the Pyramids.

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  • There are 13 featured excursions that include Cairo Museum, the Sphinx and the Pyramids.

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  • This is another 12-day cruise tour, boasting rare sights of Rameses II and Nefertari, temples, pyramids, the Sphinx and more.

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  • A Nile cruise allows you to get up close to the pyramids, Pharaohs and the majestic life of this ancient region.

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  • The habit of the plants as a rule is compact when in bloom, ranging from 18 to 24 inches in height, and forming perfect pyramids of flowers.

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  • Caribbean Cove Park, located about twenty minutes from downtown Indianapolis, is part of the Holiday Inn North at the Pyramids complex.

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  • The louder the sound of the wind is, the closer you are to the pyramids.

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  • Build your civilization from small huts and basic farms to thriving cultural centers with massive pyramids, statues and temples.

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  • Another cool thing about this game is that you can build giant pyramids, the Sphinx and other great monuments.

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  • Play in different eras of ancient Egypt; build massive pyramids, temples and other great monuments.

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  • Build massive temples, pyramids and monuments, like the Sphinx.

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  • The Egyptians in the design of the pyramids as early as 2575 B.C.

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  • It is awe inspiring as you marvel at the beauty of a flower, the magnificence of the pyramids or the miracle of the growth of a human embryo.

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  • No one is exactly certain when mathematicians discovered Phi, also known as the Golden Number, ancient people have used this number throughout history since the time the Egyptians built the pyramids in approximately 2575 B.C.

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  • Why not visit a café in Paris, tour the Pyramids in Egypt, or sleep in a castle in Scotland?

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  • When regarded from above, Asscher cut diamonds resemble pyramids or octagonal snowflakes, depending on how the light is shining on them.

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  • Admittedly, the architecture is fascinating; just picture the pyramids or the lonely Sphinx.

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  • Perhaps our fascination with the denizens of ancient Egypt will endure as long as the pyramids themselves?

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  • There are pyramids, hieroglyphics, gods and goddesses, mythical creatures, the eye of Horus and more.

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  • The Louvre – The world-famous museum is well-recognized by the geometric pyramids decorating its front.

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  • Of all the moves seen on the sidelines, cheerleading pyramids stunts are the biggest attention-grabbers.

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  • There are several methods for creating cheerleading pyramids stunts, but before they are attempted there are safety issues that need to be addressed.

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  • Proper Surface: Even the most experienced flyers fall sometimes, so pyramids should not be built on concrete.

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  • Another way to increase the complexity of pyramids stunts is to add more positions and flyers.

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  • With that said though, you'd certainly want to have something shorter when doing splits and low level pyramids.

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  • Half-high pyramids: These have only one level of bases on their knees and then a "flyer" on top.

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  • Jumps are higher, pyramids have more people and they are doing stunts while climbing, gymnastics skills are more amazing and dance and precision are also an integral part of the competition.

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  • Begin by practicing with spotters in place without building any pyramids or actually doing the tricks.

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  • There are 12 pyramids presently in place to meet the nutritional needs of most Americans.

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  • In addition, there are ethnic and age-specific food pyramids available.

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  • Goat cheese can come in a variety of shapes, such as spheres, logs, pyramids, discs, and more.

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  • Peaches and nectarines are frequently cultivated in well-drained pots, and are then 'usually trained as pyramids, and in some cases as half-standards.

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  • After travelling in Europe, he visited the East in 1637, where he collected a considerable number of Arabic, Persian and Greek manuscripts, and made a more accurate survey of the pyramids of Egypt than any traveller who had preceded him.

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  • High mounds, pyramids heaped in fantastic shapes, and impenetrable drifts lay scattered in every direction.

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  • The myriads who built the pyramids to be the tombs of the Pharaohs were fed on garlic, and it may be were not decently buried themselves.

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