Khufu Pyramid Complex

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Khufu Pyramid Complex

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The Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu, constructed c. 2580 – c. 2560 BCE, is the tallest pyramid in Giza and the largest ever constructed in Egypt.  Made of limestone and originally reaching a height …

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The “Esagila” Tablet

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The “Esagila” Tablet

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A tablet of neo-Babylonian mathematical text that references, The Etemenanki, a ziggurat presumed to be the biblical “Tower of Babel”, or the "House of the Foundation of Heaven and Earth" (Genesi…

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The Electric Elevator

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The Electric Elevator

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Article that highlights the history and development of the electric elevator. Visit Source Download PDF…

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