The Pyramids of Egypt are as fascinating as they are breathtaking. Although there is a lot of speculation and rumor about the building of the pyramids, Egyptologists have uncovered an impressive amount of archaeological evidence to explain the mechanics of the building and function of these ancient monuments. By visiting the pyramids in chronological order you can bear witness to a logical evolution of the pyramid design. There are many useful online resources featuring ancient Egyptian pyramids. Here are web sites that highlight and explain ancient Egyptian pyramids. The sites that start with "Guardian's" are authored by Guardian.
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Guardian's Bent Pyramid Now, for the first time, you can see the inside of the fascinating Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. Check out these exclusive color photos of the interior!
The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh Here's the online version of the excellent 1883 book on the Giza pyramids by W. M. Flinders Petrie! This book is hard to find, and so this site is a welcome addition to the online study of pyramids.
The Upuaut Project This official website contains a complete scientific report about the robotic investigation of the small shafts inside the Queen's Chamber of the Great Pyramid of Khufu (Cheops). The site includes all related additional research information and includes a set of 4 extremely detailed CAD drawings, 27 explanatory graphics and 61 original photos. Brought to you directly by Rudolph Gantenbrink.
The Pyramids of Egypt Here's a site from CNN about the pyramids of Egypt.
Guardian's Red Pyramid Learn about and enter the newly opened Red Pyramid at Dahshur!
Guardian's Pyramid of Khafre Take a CyberTour of the second pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre! Now you can enter this pyramid and see its unique internal arrangement!
Guardian's Pyramid of Menkaure Take a CyberTour of the third pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Menkaure!! Now you can also enter this pyramid!
Guardian's Pyramid of Djedefre Take a rare glimpse at the remains of the Pyramid of Djedefre, son of Khufu, located at the site of Abu Roash!
The Pyramids - Design and Construction Here's a newer pyramid page from the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
a Scale Model of the Great Pyramid
This Old Pyramid Here is a transcript from this documentary about the building of pyramids. Follow Egyptologist Mark Lehner as he tries to imitate the ancient building techniques to understand the construction of Egyptian pyramids.
The Pyramid Builders Here is an article about the pyramid builders whom we are learning more about through the excavation of the village that they lived in while building the pyramids. Brought to you by Dr. Zahi Hawass.
The Pyramid Builders A concise primer on the Egyptian pyramids featured in chronological order.
NOVA Online/Pyramids -- The Inside Story Tour the Great Pyramid in QuickTime VR, follow the current excavation, learn about how the pyramids were constructed and who constructed them. This is one of the best Giza pyramid websites!!
Pyramid Book Reference List Here's an inclusive list of books about pyramids. Some of the books are even reviewed by the site's author. By Tim Hunkler.
How To Build A Pyramid Here's a pyramid page that discusses the possible building techniques of some of the earlier pyramids. This site has some inaccurate information.
Guardian's Abu Sir Here's a website featuring the 5th dynasty pyramids of Abu Sir!
The Plan of The Giza Pyramids This page features a description of the pyramid plan at Giza.
Guardian's Giza This is the main gate for the Guardian's CyberJourney To Egypt tour of the pyramids of Giza.
The Egyptian Pyramid The Encyclopedia Smithsonian presents this informative page on the Egyptian Pyramid.
The Great Pyramid of Giza This is a great page that describes the Great Pyramid of Giza.
Djoser Step Pyramid Complex The Step Pyramid at Saqqara is the oldest known pyramid made of stone. It was built for King Djoser by the architect Imhotep. This page includes a clickable plan of the Step Pyramid enclosure.
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