Pyramid of Menkaure

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Pyramid of Menkaure

The pyramid of Menkaure,is the smallest of the three main Pyramids of Giza,and is 66 meters (216 ft ) high, the pyramid was finished by king Shepseskaf, who was the successor of king Menkaure,The magnificent structure was made of granite and limestone,made of stone it was built to last for eternity,Menkaure‘s pyramid chambers are more complex than those of Khafre and include a chamber carved with decorative panels and another chamber with six larg niches.the burial chamber is lined with massive granite block,   A fine basalt sarcophagus was original found in a 41 centimeter or 16 inch-deep recess in the floor .this sarcophagus sank in the sae during transportation to England in 1838 AD .

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