The ancient Egyptians built more than 100 pyramids for their pharaohs, over a period of almost 1,000 years. The most famous pyramids are located on the Giza Plateau, across the river Nile from Cairo. The largest of them is the Great Pyramid, built for the pharaoh Khufu about 4,500 years ago. It was the tallest manmade structure on earth for almost 4,000 years! Come learn about the pyramids, ancient Egypt, and the Sphinx in this fun and educational video!