Bent Pyramid

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Chanel Wheeler
published on 26 September 2016
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The Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, built by Sneferu (4th Dynasty), rises at a 55-degree angle and then shifts to 43 degrees of smaller stones giving it the appearance of bending in toward the top.

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Wheeler, C. (2016, September 26). Bent Pyramid. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5731/bent-pyramid/

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Wheeler, Chanel. "Bent Pyramid." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5731/bent-pyramid/.

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Wheeler, Chanel. "Bent Pyramid." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2016. Web. 26 Oct 2021.