Monday, November 4, 2013

Egyptian Pyramids

The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. There are 138 pyramids discovered in Egypt as of 2008. Most were built as tombs for the country's Pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom periods.

The most famous Egyptian pyramids are those found at Giza, on the outskirts of Cairo. Several of the Giza pyramids are counted among the largest structures ever built. The Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest Egyptian pyramid. It is the only one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence.

Here, a collection of Egyptian pyramids in analog photographs.

Pyramids at Giza by Duncan Allan Photography dot com

The Pyramids, Giza, Egypt, Oct 2002 by Kamal Anwar

untitled by Malik"JJ"Degri

snow capped pyramid by golfpunkgirl

Giza pyramids, 1975 by NettyA

Egypt, Gyzah by martiandinach

Pyramids at Giza by DragonWoman

Giza by Jungle_Boy

010701-07810 by el swifterino

Giza by Khnum-hotep

The great pyramids by a.chastain

The Father of Fear ( أبو الهول ) by baris yonter

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