This list presents the vital statistics of the pyramids listed in chronological order, when available. Pharaoh, Ancient name, Modern name, Dynasty, Site, Base. Kids learn about Ancient Egyptian Pyramids. The great structures of this world civilization. I have studied so much about the pyramids and Egyptian history but nothing does enough justice to it. They are magnificent and mind blowing to even imagine. Archaeological Remarks on the 4th and 5th Dynasty Chronology. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. License Written by Joshua J. The pyramids of Mesoamerica follow this precise design even though there is no evidence of cultural exchange between Egypt and cities such as Chichen Itza or Tikal or the great city of Tenochtitlan. The Fourth Dynasty pharaoh Shepseskaf either did not share an interest in, or have the capacity to undertake pyramid construction like his predecessors. Each pyramid is identified through the pharaoh who ordered it built, his approximate reign, and its location. Find out which type of pyramid was built first. For example, the formal name of the Bent Pyramid at Dahshur was The Southern Shining Pyramid , and that of Senwosret at el-Lahun was Senwosret is Shining. The pyramid known as El Castillo, at Chichen Itza, was specifically designed to welcome the great god Kukulkan back to earth at the spring and autumn equinoxes. However, that attribution is uncertain, as no record of Huni's name has been found at the site. A pyramid is a structure or monument, usually with a quadrilateral base, which rises to a triangular point. Though Khufu reigned for 23 years B. It was the largest statue in the ancient world, measuring feet long and 66 feet high. Then free time shopping at Khan Khalili Bazar, the largest bazaar in the Middle East. Scholars believe true pyramids might reflect a change in religious ideas. Pyramid Panorama Explore the Giza Pyramids. The last of the great pyramid builders was Pepy II B.