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    pyramid
  • (stock market) a series of transactions in which the speculator increases his holdings by using the rising market value of those holdings as margin for further purchases

  • Achieve a substantial return on (money or property) after making a small initial investment

  • a polyhedron having a polygonal base and triangular sides with a common vertex

  • Heap or stack in the shape of a pyramid

  • enlarge one's holdings on an exchange on a continued rise by using paper profits as margin to buy additional amounts





    tuscany
  • A region in west central Italy, on the Ligurian Sea; capital, Florence

  • (tuscan) of or relating to or characteristic of Tuscany or its people

  • (tuscan) a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)

  • a region in central Italy





    awnings
  • A sheet of canvas or other material stretched on a frame and used to keep the sun or rain off a storefront, window, doorway, or deck

  • (awning) a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun

  • An awning or overhang is a secondary covering attached to the exterior wall of a building. It is typically composed of canvas woven of acrylic, cotton or polyester yarn, or vinyl laminated to polyester fabric that is stretched tightly over a light structure of aluminium, iron or steel, possibly

  • (awning) A rooflike cover, usually of canvas, extended over or before any place as a shelter from the sun, rain, or wind; That part of the poop deck which is continued forward beyond the bulkhead of the cabin











Pyramids of Dashur, Egypt.




Pyramids of Dashur, Egypt.





The Bent Pyramid, (the Pyramid of Snefru), the Black Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid (the Pyramid of Snefru) , viewed from the Complex of Djoser, Saqqara.

Dahshur is the area bordering on the necropolis of South Saqqara, where several pharaohs chose to site their pyramids. Until recently this important pyramid field was little visited, being part of an Egyptian military zone with no admittance to the public, but was opened to tourism in October 1996.
Its importance is in representing evolutionary phases in pyramid building, beginning with the monuments of Snefru, the 'Horus Nebmaat', founder of Dynasty IV. Snefru was the father of Khufu, whose 'Great Pyramid' at Giza is one of the ancient wonders of the world.
Snefru probably began his career in pyramid building by attempting to complete the monument of his father Huni at Meidum. He seems to have abandoned this for a time and his workforce was relocated to Dahshur, where he began to build another pyramid, named 'Snefru is shining in the south' and which we now know as the 'Bent Pyramid' because of its shape.
Snefru's second monument at Dahshur is about 4km to the north and known as the 'North' or 'Red Pyramid'. This was to be Snefru's third attempt at pyramid construction (including Meidum) - his architects now using the technical experience gained from previous structures, a reduced angle of slope and less ambitious plan. It is thought to have been begun in Snefru's 30th year of reign and dates found in builders' marks on blocks from the Red Pyramid have proved to be of great importance in giving a clear picture of the time it took to build the pyramid.
The name 'Red Pyramid' has derived from the colour of limestone used in constructing the pyramid's core - it's casing of white limestone is now completely missing.


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The pyramids at Giza

A small problem with the exposure setting on this photo, but in the end it actually turned out not bad.

The pyramids are just massive. I knew they were big (having seen them in films and photos and documentaries, etc) but just wasn't prepared at the sheer size of them in real life. When you're up next to them, just imagining how it was possible to build them thousands of years ago, before modern machinery is just mind blowing.

Looking though all my photos when I got back, I was disappointed that none of them showed the sheer scale of the pyramids. You can tell they're big, but you just don't get the sense of how big they really are. However, I noticed that at the very bottom right hand corner of the closest pyramid in this photo is a person. At least this helps give some idea of the scale. You may need to zoom in to see him.









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