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Cheops Pyramid(Khufu)
The largest pyramid in the world is Cheops' (Khufu), built almost 4,600 years ago. It's made up of 2,300,000 blocks, with the average weight of 2,5 tons. Some stones weigh up to 15 tons. It was originally 146.5 meters high (before the casing stones were removed), and 230 metres along the base.



The Cheops can have more to come. In 1993 German scientists accidentally discovered a new chamber in the pyramid, a chamber untouched by thieves. As a corridor to this chamber will have to be made, it's not sure if it ever will be opened. As the content is still undisclosed one could imagine. It is known that the architects of pyramids made a great effort to hide for grave robbers, confusing them into believing that they had found the true tomb. Perhaps the new chamber actually could be the tomb of Cheops.

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