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6The Pyramids

Throughout the world there are ancient pyramids that we are only just beginning to understand and which are hotly debated by experts with differing perspectives. The most famous are the pyramids found in Egypt, generally thought to be tombs for the ancient pharoahs of that land. Could there be something

more to them? Some experts would argue that they were astrologically aligned to support the pharaohs on their journey of resurrection. Still others are convinced that they are a form of ancient technology used by societies in the distant past. Their symbolism is obviously important to people today otherwise they wouldn't be sitting on the face of American dollar bills. Pyramidal shapes also show up within other more modern architecture, such as the giant glass pyramid in the Louvre museum, Paris.

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