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Mount Sinai

Mount Sinai is a mountain located in the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt. 2285 meters high and is in the mountain ranges to the south of the peninsula. And Mount Sinai was the highest peak in town Saint Kahterine's.

Mount Sinai visited by many tourists, because in this mountain Moses received a revelation from God that God's 10 commandments given to the Israelites. At the peak of Sinai also stands a mosque and church. Many climbers are attracted to the top.

On February 4, 1859, the Codex Sinaiticus, a manuscript of the Old Testament from the 4th century, was discovered by Konstantin von Tischendorf at the foot of this mountain.

There are some scholars who consider it the same with Mount Sinai that appears in the Bible, but this could not be ascertained.

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Pyramid is a structure in which all outer surfaces (including base) is triangular and converge at one point. Base of the pyramid can be triangular, quadrilateral, or polygon shape, which means that the pyramid has at least three triangular surfaces (at least four faces, including the base). Square pyramid, with a square base and four triangular outer surface, is the common version.

Pyramids of Egypt is a historical relic site is very impressive and exotic. In 2008 there were 138 pyramids found in Egypt. Pyramid of Khufu at Giza is the largest and the oldest. As we know the pyramids were built as tombs for the Pharaohs and his wife, but also for the treasury. Besides the pyramids in the complex there is also a sphinx is a statue of a lion-headed man. In Egypt alone there are places where tourism is very worth visiting such as the Luxor, Alexandre, Cairo and others. Besides being able to enjoy the beautiful scenery, exotic and amazing, these places also have historical value.

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Great Pyramid of Giza

Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and largest pyramid of the three pyramids at Giza necropolis and it is believed that the pyramid was built as a tomb for the fourth dynasty Egyptian pharaoh, Khufu (Χεωψ, Cheops) and constructed over 20 years and is expected to take place in about the year 2560 BC. Pyramid is sometimes referred to as the Pyramid of Khufu.

Pyramids of Giza or the great pyramid that lies in a stretch of desert temperatures over 35 degrees Celsius is composed of three great Pyramids Sphinx plus one. Third is the pyramid of Khufu (Cheops), Khafre (Rakhaef / Chephren) and Menkaure (Mycerinus) plus the three small pyramids. Each of the pyramid of Cheops and Mycerinus Chepren have a common interior.

There is a king room, queen room, the door of the tunnel (with a diameter of four feet with a length of 40 meters). Most residents at the famous century as a farmer. they utilize the Nile valley to serve as their waters.

Pyramids of Giza built the ancient Egyptians about 5000 years ago has a wide area that could be equated between the distance from St. Peter (Rome), the Cathedral of Florence (Milan) to the St. Paul (London). Also believed to be a collection of stones on the Pyramids of Giza when put together can make a 3-meter-high walls with a thickness of 0.3 meters that can cover the whole of France.

According to research from scientists and Archaeology, the raw material of the pyramid is taken from several places. For example limestone from Tura, granite from Aswan, copper from Sinai and the wood for the coffins of Lebanese who all transported via the Nile. Then the workers average worker died at a young age between 30 years due to spinal cord injury due to carrying very heavy loads. Then there are also revealed how the emergency rescue for injured workers.

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