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Old Kingdom Egypt:


Osiris. A depiction of the Egyptian god Osiris, Lord of the Dead. On papyrus, from the Egyptian "Book of the Dead."

View of Stepped Pyramid of Vizier Imhotep.

Pyramids of Khufu (Cheops) at Giza, Old Kingdom Egypt, 2700-2200 BC. These momental structures served as funeral monuments to the power of the pharoah of Egypt.


More views of same. Notice remains of limestone capping of Great Pyramid at right.

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