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See the Fascinating World of the Pyramids of Egypt in Vienna's Proximity

Published: June 7, 2018; 20:00 · (Vindobona)

The pyramids of Egypt have been fascinating people since they emerged 4,600 years ago. The ancient Greeks were already standing before the Pyramids of Giza in awe and counted them among the Seven Wonders of the World. They impress with their appearance and architecture and, as part of gigantic complexes, they were the burial sites of the Egyptian kings and the elite for centuries. The exhibition “The Fascinating World of the Pyramids” at the MAMUZ Museum Mistelbach shows the perfection with which the impressive monuments were built in ancient Egypt and what influence pyramids have today on architecture, fashion and art.

The Pyramids of Giza / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Ricardo Liberato (All Gizah Pyramids) [CC BY-SA 2.0]

Emerging thousands of years ago, the pyramids of Egypt still fascinate people today. They are an impressive illustration of the building knowledge of this ancient civilisation.

For many dynasties the pyramids were used as a burial site and, for decades, they were part of the everyday lives of the ancient Egyptians who built them. But to this day the pyramids of Egypt raise…

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