Bent Pyramid

Fundraiser: Mesopotamia Teaching Materials

Please help us create teaching materials on Mesopotamia (including several complete lessons with worksheets, activities, answers, essay questions, and more), which will be free to download for teachers all over the world.

Donate Now

Illustration

Ibolya Horvath
by Chanel Wheeler
published on 26 September 2016
Send to Google Classroom:

The Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, built by Sneferu (4th Dynasty), rises at a 55-degree angle and then shifts to 43 degrees of smaller stones giving it the appearance of bending in toward the top.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Cite This Work

APA Style

Wheeler, C. (2016, September 26). Bent Pyramid. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/5731/

Chicago Style

Wheeler, Chanel. "Bent Pyramid." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified September 26, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/5731/.

MLA Style

Wheeler, Chanel. "Bent Pyramid." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 26 Sep 2016. Web. 25 Nov 2020.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Us

We are a non-profit organization.

Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. Please support Ancient History Encyclopedia Foundation. Thank you!

Donate