Illustrated by Philippe Biard
Follow the construction of an immense pyramid, ordered by the Egyptian pharaoh for his burial tomb. Detailed illustrations showing aerial views allow us to marvel at the ancient construction site where thousands of workers are employed and huge stone blocks are carved and transported by hand. Share the wonder of the archeologists who discover the pharoah’s tomb at the heart of the pyramid where the pharoah’s mummified remains lie in a sarcophagus, surrounded by fabulous treasure. Uncover the mystery of the Sphynx. Find out about other pyramids and other wonders of the ancient world.