What The Completed Great Pyramid Would've Looked Like

The great pyramids of Egypt would've shone magnificently when they were new.

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. The outer sides of each block used to build the pyramids were meticulously shaved, shaped and polished to make them appear shiny. 00:17

  2. The pyramids that still exist today have been subject to smog and other atmospheric pollution. 01:33

Written by Curiosity Staff February 2, 2015