The Giza pyramid, Egypt  This great pyramid stood as the world’s tallest building until the 19th century and was built as tombs for the pharaohs. The construction of this pyramid took about 20 years during which time many slaves lost their lives. It is built of 2.3 million blocks of limestone which weighed approximately 2.5 tons each.  In the modern world, many new designs and structures have been built but these ancient buildings still find their spot in terms of beauty and durability. They…

Architectural delights of the ancient world

The Giza pyramid, Egypt This great pyramid stood as the world’s tallest building until the 19th century and was built as tombs for the pharaohs. The construction of this pyramid took about 20 years during which time many slaves lost their lives. It is built of 2.3 million blocks of limestone which weighed approximately 2.5 tons each. In the modern world, many new designs and structures have been built but these ancient buildings still find their spot in terms of beauty and durability. They…

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