Pyramid was the largest pyramid ever built. It is made of over 2.5 million stone blocks at approximately 2.5 tons each.
built for the Pharaoh Khufu as a tomb. Inside would have been the many necessities needed for the afterlife, including his
base covers a 6 ha area, aligned almost exactly with the main points of a compass.
the entire casing was finished in a polished limestone, fitted within millimeters of each other.
The burial chamber
is located in the center of the pyramid. It can be reached by a series of passages including a 9m high gallery. Many of the
passages were filled with traps to stop possible graverobbers.