the Ancient EgyptianPharaoh Khufu or Cheops,as he is known to theGreeks. It is part of a
complex of three pyramids
The first pyramidwas built for the pharaohZoser. It was constructedwith seven portions and
was called the Step
Hanging Gardens of Babylon -
Built by King Nebuchadnezzar II toconsole his wife, Amytis, whomissed the greenery of hermountain homeland. Thetraditional description of thegardens states that they werebuilt within the walls of the RoyalPalace. Historians also believethey were a series of landscapedterraces, constructed c. 8th -6thcentury BC. The plants did notactually "hang" but were built onthese terraces, higher thanground level. They were irrigatedby pumps that pumped water outof the river Euphrates(Mesopotamia).