In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- A hedge trimmed into a reverse pyramid shape will become sparse at the bottom from lack of light.
- Such a solid is sometimes called a Heronian tetrahedron or a perfect pyramid.
- Here I look at some studies that examine the astronomy of the pyramid builders.
- However, there are other pyramids of the sun and of the moon throughout Mexico and Yucatan.
- The Maya erected new pyramids on top of older ones, concealing previous building phases.
- I believe that some of the older pyramids in fact were step pyramids.
- At the centre of the site is a large stepped pyramid 25m high known as El Castillo.
- The ancient Egyptians used the pyramids as tombs for the pharaohs and temples for their gods.
- Some people even ventured to climb the pyramids to see the view.
- Centuries ago, builders used buckets, barrels, and wheelbarrows to help erect the pyramids.
- The large stepped pyramids even exceed the size of the pyramids in Egypt for sheer volume of material used.
- Jenny Benet and her archaeologist uncle hunt for a legendary buried pyramid.
- You'll also get a full day to explore Tikal, the massive Mayan ceremonial pyramid in nearby Guatemala.
- Inside he found the undisturbed skeleton of a top pyramid builders' village official.
- There he climbed a pyramid, becoming the one of the first people to climb to the top unaided.
- Also I must disagree with you on Egypt not having any step pyramids.
- Volumes of solids such as prisms, pyramids, tetrahedrons, wedges, cylinders and truncated cones are calculated.
- "We had visited the pyramids and done all the rest of the touristy things, " he said.
- No other Egyptian pyramid has such shafts, Hawass said.
- He was sitting on top of a step pyramid.
- Garlic reportedly gave strength to the pyramid builders and courage to the Roman legions.
- The overall appearance of this part of the block slightly resembles a stepped pyramid.
- The rails that trains run on underground in coal mines are stacked on bogeys in a pyramid shape.
- How were ancient peoples able to construct monumental Egyptian pyramids in an age devoid of the tools of modern technology?
- Add one point to form a pyramid.
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