Monday, November 12, 2012

The Oldest Wonder of the World

The Oldest Wonder of the World The Oldest Wonder of the World by Tracy Barb

The Universe is the wonderful work of god. All the creatures in this world are the real wonders of nature. This article tells you about the ancient wonder of the world. It is the great "Egyptian Pyramid in Giza". It is the only surviving ancient wonder even today. It is the oldest world wonder. It is based in the city of Giza.

It has wonderful myths which were beyond the knowledge. It is the art of our great ancient architecture. This great monument was built by the Egyptian Pharaoh Khufu around the year 2560 BC to serve as a tomb when he dies. From the Ancient Egypt, the culture of building pyramid had started. The step pyramid of King Zoser is the famous Egyptian architect. It is basically a graveyard for the dead. This type of huge pyramid is located in the city of Giza, Necropolis of ancient Memphis. This majestic pyramid is believed to have been built over a 20 years.

It is the cemetery where the dead are buried with all their belongings. Mummification process evolved in preserving the body of the dead people. The organs of the body are preserved in various ways depending on their wealth and the period. Canopic jars method was used to hold the liver, lungs and the intestines of the dead person. They strongly believe that there is a life after the death. Hence, all the fundamental items will be buried with the corpse.

The Giza pyramid is the tallest building on Earth. No other building could overtake this record for the last 43 centuries. It was a great pyramid of 145.75 m height which was 481 feet. Its structure contains approximately 2 million blocks of stone. The entrance is in the north surface of the pyramid. Inside the pyramid, a number of corridors, galleries are lead to the King’s burial chamber. It is located at the heart of the pyramid. All of the interior stone fit so perfect on the building.

Researchers proposed new theories concerning the purpose and the origin of the Pyramids of Giza. It has many astronomic observatories, places of cult worship and the geometrical structure of the long-gone civilization. The vast scientific and historic evidence revealed the conclusions that the great Pyramids were built by the Ancient Egyptian civilization. There are many signs on the roof of the pyramid with mathematics calculations. It’s a mystery even for the modern researchers. Still the research is going on about the Pyramid. It gains numerous travelers all around the world.

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