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Great Pyramid of Giza is lopsided

New measurements taken of the Great Pyramid at Giza have revealed that the Wonder of the Ancient World's base is slightly lopsided. The west side of the pyramid is slightly longer than the east side, scientists have found. Although the difference is very slight, it's enough that a modern-day research team,

Thermal scans find anomalies in Great Pyramid of Giza

Thermal scans have detected some anomalies in the Great Pyramid of Giza that may be void spaces, fissures or passages. After two weeks of infrared thermal scanning, Egyptian and foreign scientific teams have identified major anomalies at the eastern side of King Khufu’s Great Pyramid in Giza. The thermal scanning was made

Conspiracy theorists vandalize Great Pyramid at Giza

Two men have vandalized the Great Pyramid at Giza in an attempt to prove their "alternative history" conspiracy theories. The men were allowed to enter the inner chambers of the Great Pyramid at Giza normally off-limits to the public and restricted to authorized archaeologists and Egyptologists. The group reportedly took several

Slaves did not build the pyramids of Egypt

Newly discovered tombs that date back 4,000 years have revealed that paid labourers, not slaves, built the Great Pyramids of Giza. Hawass told reporters at the site that the find, first announced on Sunday, sheds more light on the lifestyle and origins of the pyramid builders. Most importantly, he said the

Explore Egypt’s Giza Plateau in 3D

A 3D virtual rendition of the Giza Plateau has been posted online for you to explore. It's pretty cool! Engineered by software design firm Dassault Systèmes, in collaboration with Harvard University and the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the free application is available on multiple devices, including 3-D-enabled computer monitors

Robot explores inside the Great Pyramid of Giza

A robot armed with a camera has been sent deep inside the Great Pyramid of Giza in hopes of shedding light on why tunnels, doors and secret chambers were built inside the structure. Images sent back by the camera have revealed hieroglyphs written in red paint and lines in the stone

400 burials found on Giza Plateau

The burials of 400 'poor' people, dating back between 2,700 to 2,000 years ago, have been found on the Giza plateau in Egypt. The burials were found beside a 200-meter long ancient wall called the 'Wall of the Crow,' that was first constructed in the time of the pyramids."These graves

The Sphinx’s protective wall uncovered

A 3,400-year-old wall which once protected the Sphinx from desert winds has been uncovered on the Giza plateau. The two sections of mud-brick wall, which stretch for 132 meters (433 feet) in total, have been dated to the reign of Thutmose IV, the council said in an e-mailed statement. According