Gap Fill - Pyramids - Level 2


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Egypt has opened two of its pyramids. The pyramids are in Dahshur, of Egypt's capital city Cairo. They are open to the for the first time since 1965. Hundreds of waited outside the Bent Pyramid at an opening . The Bent Pyramid was built 4,600 years ago for the Egyptian Sneferu. It is 101 meters . Builders used new to build it. The pyramid was an important step in how people built pyramids. There is an 18-metre "side pyramid" next to the Bent Pyramid. This was built for King Sneferu's Hetepheres.

The two pyramids are of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Egypt hopes they will boost its industry. Egypt was a top tourist but a 2011 uprising changed this. Many people have Egypt's sites on their bucket . At the Bent Pyramid, tourists can go through a 79-meter to two chambers deep inside. They will also be able to see ancient found inside the pyramid. Egyptian also found some stone, clay and sarcophagi - the coffins people were buried in. Some of these sarcophagi had inside them.

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