Essays Tagged: "Pyramids"

ET and Egypt?

Aliens and pyramids strange topic"Did the early Egyptians have help in building the pyramids?" All over the wor ... ey had to work with. However, I think one of the most amazing of all the ancient structures are the pyramids of ancient Egypt. These pyramids are so awesome in size that it is very hard to believe tha ... beings together could build such a mammoth structure. It might be more convincing if they made the pyramids out of small blocks. It would take a long time, but they could do it. Instead, they were ma ...

(6 pages) 96 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

Ancient EgyptThe giant pyramids, temples, and tombs of ancient Egypt tell an exciting story about a nation that rose to pow ... etched the barren wastes of the Sahara desert. On the edge of the desert, the Egyptians built giant pyramids as burial places for their pharaohs. They carved the Great Sphinx out of solid rock as a gu ...

(7 pages) 300 0 4.4 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt


ancient religion, but have been wrongly interpreted by `UFO fanatics' asproof that aliens built the pyramids. This leads non-believers to give little weight to what was'actually a true and proper reli ...

(6 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jan/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt


ey were soon enslaved by the Egyptians. Theywere forced to make many of Egypt's great monuments and pyramids. Moses led themout of Egypt back into Canaan where many of the people broke up into differe ...

(3 pages) 69 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Egyptian Pyramids

ptians, were meant to house these great people during their journey into the eternal afterlife. The pyramids were meant to last ad infinitum; eternity. The Great Pyramid of Cheops in Giza is one of th ... the world. It still remains an enigma today. Many speculations have been made to how and why these pyramids were erected. Some people thought pyramids were a message from God or they were used in com ...

(5 pages) 96 0 3.3 Jan/1997

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays


gardener, and ifyour like us that's a good thing.The idea of hydroponics has been around since the pyramids wherebuild, but in all these years it never seemed to catch on. It took about forty-sixhund ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.6 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

About the Ancient Egyptian Religion and personal thoughts on how it compares to our lives today.

Egypt. The sphinx, pyramids, temples, and golden statues. People who built entire empires on dunes of sand and prospere ... ing deserved respect. The kings were gods and had huge temples and statues made in their honor. The pyramids were built in honor of these kings, not only as a resting place for their physical bodies, ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


d Belize. From the third to the ninth century, Maya civilization produced awe-inspiring temples and pyramids, highly accurate calendars, mathematics and hieroglyphic writing, and a complex social and ...

(4 pages) 138 1 4.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Egypt in 2528 B.C.

yramid. The slave workers, such as me, have no complex tools, only the simplest tools, to build the pyramids. Our hands, sleds, and earthen ramps are the simplest tools we use. Besides the tools, I li ... called the Great Pyramid. It lies in the desert west of Giza. When I was done, I was told that the pyramids that slaves [ such as me ] built, were tombs for the early pharaohs. Not only the pyramids ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Robespierre describing his friend's life in Egypt and France.

frican. He worked as a slave up in Egypt ( with no labor pay ), who helped with the building of the pyramids. In my opinion, there should be no one who can force another individual to work for them as ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How and why the Azkecs made sacrifices.

sly watched one of the men were being taken a mile away across the water on one of the major temple-pyramids of the city in the middle of the lake. Drums sounded, Trumpet like instruments were played. ... esses said it was a terrifying sound. They watched their men being dragged up the steps of the tall pyramids from a far, helpless to do anything. They placed them on a platform in front of the shrine ...

(2 pages) 53 2 3.6 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Ancient Latin American Civilizatioins.

ideographs, which are similar to the Egyptian's hieroglyphics), elaborate architecture (they built pyramids that had flat stairs leading up to a temple on a flat top), and a centralized government. T ...

(2 pages) 50 0 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Purpose of Simple Machines.

website article, "Simple Machines", the ancient Egyptians used levers to lift stones to build their pyramids and ramps to raise them to the top. Also he states that in Roman times, stones were tossed ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A document based question about Mayas, Aztecs and Incas from the Global History Regents.

e in Tikal. The pyramid pictured is a Mayan step pyramid, which was used for worship. Many of these pyramids were built and many of them still stand today in cities such as Yucatan, Mexico, and Tikal. ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.1 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

The great sphinx.

long period when only the head was visible above the sand. Herodotus, who has much to say about the pyramids, does not mention the Sphinx at all - maybe it was completely buried in the 5th century BC. ... w years of 2500 BC. The builder was most probably Khafre (who built the second largest of the three pyramids) or possibly his successor Menkaure. Unfortunately for the various gullible amateurs who wo ...

(4 pages) 63 1 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Paper about Ancient Egyptian pyramids

Wonders of the World. Today, this very same pyramid is the world's last Wonder, amid several other pyramids. The remarkable ruins of thirty-five major pyramids stand majestic near the mouth of the hi ... t Egyptian pyramid was "built around 2650 B.C., at Saqqara" (Mendelssohn, Page 106). This and other pyramids were built by gangs of workmen and slaves, obeying harsh commands by the pharaohs (kings) w ...

(4 pages) 83 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

This essay compares the Egyptian architecture, with that of the Olmecs, an early civilization in Central America

our most attractive creation, in my opinion is our majestic, beautifully designed, jewel-encrusted pyramids. The epitome of Egyptian architecture, they represent everything we perceive as culturally ... tion is their architecture. We also discovered that they are one of the only other races that build pyramids. Upon this recent revelation, absurd suggestions have been voiced indicating that Olmecan a ...

(7 pages) 95 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Summary of Mexican History

ance they cultivated corn, had a singular structure of government, used the 365 day calendar, built pyramids, used similar rituals and worshiped the same gods. Some of these gods included, the gods of ...

(10 pages) 209 1 2.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

How Was Math Used In Building The Great Pyramid

AbstractThe Egyptians have had many great wonders. One of these wonders are pyramids. Because this was an ancient wonder, many people believe that the Egyptians didn't use any ... many people believe that the Egyptians didn't use any math but only used logic and reason to build pyramids. If this is true, then how did they build the Great Pyramid? They used simple math to make ... e close to theactual year, through their mathematical skills. Math was also used forbuilding tombs, pyramids and other architectural marvels. The Egyptianbuilt one of the seven ancient wonders which w ...

(4 pages) 105 3 4.1 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

Egypt- The Nile River

ypt for about 1800 years, the Kush region of northern Sudan subjugated Egypt in the 8th century BC. Pyramids, temples, and other monuments of these civilizations blanket the river valley in Egypt and ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers