The Giza Pyramid Complex

Local nameممفيس ومقبرتها منطقة الأهرام من الجيزة إلى دهشور
LocationGiza, Egypt

The Giza Pyramid Complex, also called the Giza Necropolis, is the site on the Giza Plateau in Greater Cairo, Egypt that includes the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure, along with their associated pyramid complexes and the Great Sphinx of Giza. All were built during the Fourth Dynasty of the Old Kingdom of Ancient Egypt, between 2600 and 2500 BC. The site also includes several cemeteries and the remains of a workers village.

The site is at the edges of the Western Desert, approximately 9 kilometres west of the Nile River in the city of Giza, and about 13 kilometres southwest of the city centre of Cairo. Along with nearby Memphis, the site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.The Great Pyramid and the Pyramid of Khafre are the largest pyramids built in ancient Egypt, and they have historically been common as emblems of Ancient Egypt in the Western imagination.

Tags SandArchaeological SiteNecropolisUNESCOHeritage
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giza_pyramid_complex

Address (Unnamed Road), Egypt

Coordinates 29°58'38.574" N 31°7'54.75" E

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