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What the Completed Great Pyramid Would've Looked Like

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Today, the Great Pyramid is tinted by smog and pollution, but when it was first built, the sanded limestone used to make it would've shone magnificently.


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The Great Pyramid of Giza is the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World still in existence and one of history's greatest mysteries. How was the 50-story monument built by a Bronze Age society with only simple hand tools at their disposal? Follow experts Mark Lehner and Peter James as they attempt to solve this puzzle, armed with a radical new approach and a 4,500-year-old diary that gives an eyewitness account of the monument's construction.

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