yramids always remained a mystery to man. The Egyptian pyramids are one of the defining architectural winning of the ancient world. As an incredible work of engineering and Egyptologists the Giza pyramid has drawn visitors’ attention from around the world. People around the world who study the mysteries of ancient Egypt can’t help but associate the pyramids with the grand ruler of recent years.
Still covered in mystery the pyramids don’t reveal their secrets easily. But over time, scholars have come to learn many surprising facts about ancient Egypt through the study and researches. Here’s the list of some of the revealing facts about the pyramid that you might not know :
Pyramid Aren’t Created Equal
The earliest pyramids aren’t the pointed structures rather they were actually flat. Many examples are found in the vast Saqqara burial ground located in Ancient Egypt’s capital, Memphis. The pyramids here are the earliest known structures, built during the third dynasty and designed by great architect of that time Imhotep. Pyramids was constructed between 2630 BCE.
It’s considered one of the world’s oldest constructed monuments made of cut masonry and is not in fact pointed. Instead, it’s a step pyramid where the architect had mastabas of diminishing size stacked on top of one the other.