The Great Monuments
The history, facts and information about the greatest achievements of the Egyptians. The great Egyptian monuments such as the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx and the temples with their stories told in hieroglyphs. Facts and information about Egyptian hieroglyphics and the significance of the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. The Egyptians built two of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World; the Pyramids of Giza, which is still standing and the Lighthouse of Alexandria which has long since disappeared. The significance of the Ancient Egyptian Cartouche and Obelisk.
This section covers the history, facts and information about the monuments of the Ancient Egyptians together with specific details about:
- The Sphinx
- Lighthouse of Alexandria
- Rosetta Stone - The Ancient Rosetta Stone - Written in three scripts consisting of hieroglyphics and two languages, Egyptian and Greek. Its discovery led to the modern understanding of the ancient hieroglyphs of Egypt and uncovered the secrets of the Egyptian Tombs