The Pyramids of Giza, built more than 4,000 years ago in Egypt, are among the most iconic structures in human history. Engineering the Pyramids of Giza looks at the ancient Egyptian leaders the pyramids were built for, the challenges that the designers and builders would have faced, and modern theories of the construction methods that might have been used. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.