Pyramid of Djoser (Saqqara, 27th century BC)
The step pyramid, built in the 27th century BC, was the first pyramid in Egypt.
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The Giza Necropolis is the only one of the Ancient wonders still intact.
Inhabitants of ancient Egypt wore characteristic clothes and jewellery.
Egyptian Pharaohs were respected as gods, they were lords of life and death.
Ancient Egyptians worshipped a large number of gods and goddesses.
The outcome of one of the greatest battles in the history of the ancient East (fought by the Egyptians and Hittites) was indecisive.
The Rosetta Stone helped to solve the mystery of hieroglyphics.
The magnificent capital of the Aztec Empire astonished even the Spanish Conquistadors.
Majestic even in its ruins, this city was the largest and most populous settlement in the pre-Columbian Americas.
One of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century was the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh.
Today only one of the Wonders of the Ancient World is still intact: the Pyramids of Giza.
Ziggurats were typical terraced step pyramids used as temples in ancient Mesopotamia.
Ancient Egypt was called the ‘gift of the Nile’, since the river played an important role in the rise of Egyptian civilisation.
An average Egyptian dwelling consisted of regularly arranged rooms.
The river and marine sailing boats of ancient Egypt were one-masted, oared boats
The legendary city of the Mayan-Toltec Empire was located on the territory of present-day Mexico.
These special dolmens located in present-day Netherlands were built about 5,000 years ago.
The ancient city of Babylon was built on the banks of the Euphrates River in Mesopotamia.