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Giza

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• Memphis
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Khufu
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Sphinx

 

Definition: Site of several large Old Kingdom Pyramids, including the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). Giza was originally associated with Memphis, which was then the capital city of the Pharaohs. The Sphinx is also nearby.

Related Resources:
Ancient Egypt
Find out more about the Land of the Nile.

Elsewhere on the Web:
About the Pyramids
Learn more about the Pyramids at Giza

The Story of Giza
Learn how the city became a major development center

Some Further Details
Still more about the Pyramids and their role in society

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