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World Papercraft Buildings of the World Series Egypt Great Pyramid of Khufu (section 1)

Canon World Papercraft Mini-book

Buildings of the World Series Egypt Great Pyramid of Khufu


This Great Pyramid is counted among the seven
wonders of the world. Among the pyramids at
Giza, this is the largest. The pyramid is
constructed of about 2.3 million stones, each
weighing about two and a half tons. The
pyramid is currently 137 meters (450 feet) tall.

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use this paper sculpture to explore its secrets!

*Cut out the card above and save it. You can collect the cards from each of the Papercraft
projects to make your own mini-book!
Directions
Print out pages 1 through 3, cut out each individual part along their cut lines,
and fold along the mountain and valley fold lines.

1. Build the pyramid


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Great Pyramid of Khufu


Construction date about 2550 B.C.
Height at completion 146.7 meters (481 feet)
(now 137 meters (450 feet))
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Length of side at completion 230 meters (756 feet)


Total mass about 7 million tons
Number of stones used about 2.3 million
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Great Pyramid of Khufu (section 2)
World Papercraft Buildings of the World Series Egypt Great Pyramid of Khufu (section 3)

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