The Pyramids of Egypt are famous architectural feats known around the world, but they aren't the only pyramids around the Globe. This video will introduce you to the pyramids of Egypt and beyond, to a number of different pyramids around the world.
The most famous pyramid is the Great Pyramid of Egypt, also the only remaining of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World which will be explored, along with the first pyramids of Egypt; the stepped pyramids. This video will explore the tomb of Qin Shi Huang Di in China where the famous terra cotta warriors were uncovered in the hidden pyramid.
Not commonly considered pyramids are structures in Cambodia such as Prasat Thom, the structures at Tenochtitlan and Tenayuca and the Valleys at Tucume which will all be explored here!
More common structures such as the steep Nubian pyramids and the Pyramid of Cestius will be placed on the map of pyramids around the globe, but don't stop with this video! There are plenty more pyramids around the world to explore, all ranging in form and function!
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Encyclopedia, A. H. (2020, September 07). Pyramids Around The Globe: The Pyramids of Egypt and Beyond. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/video/2115/pyramids-around-the-globe-the-pyramids-of-egypt-an/
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Encyclopedia, Ancient History. "Pyramids Around The Globe: The Pyramids of Egypt and Beyond." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Sep 2020. Web. 24 Sep 2021.