Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Mystery #6

Where is it? Who built it? How does it compare to other pyramids in the ancient world?
                                 Pyramid of the Sun ~ Is this in Egypt or somewhere else?
File:Mexico SunMoonPyramid.jpg

Answer: Mexico City, Mexico/ Aztec Empire/ Some Aztec and Mayan Pyramids are as large in total volume as the pyramids of Giza, Egypt. This includes the huge stone platforms that they are built upon. The tallest Mayan Pyramids are 256 feet tall. The Pyramids of Giza are taller.File:SunPyramid.jpg
Teotihuacan, Mexico

Tuesday, January 24, 2012


Where is it? Who built it? Why was it abandoned? What is the name of this place?

Answer: Machu Picchu, Peru

Tuesday, January 17, 2012


Without it, we'd know nothing. Well, almost nothing.
What does it go with? Where was it discovered? Why was it important?

A Better Clue! Champollian's Tables

The Rosetta Stone
The translation of Egyptian Hieroglyphics was now possible!