View Full Version : No, That Ancient Mausoleum Is Not the 'World's 1st Pyramid'

08-18-2016, 06:51 AM
<p><a href="http://news.yahoo.com/no-ancient-mausoleum-not-worlds-1st-pyramid-115801111.html"><img src="http://l.yimg.com/bt/api/res/1.2/caf0xtpElgvkfKKji_DEVw--/YXBwaWQ9eW5ld3NfbGVnbztmaT1maWxsO2g9ODY7cT03NTt3PT EzMA--/http://media.zenfs.com/en_US/News/LiveScience.com/kazakhstan-mausoleum.jpg" width="130" height="86" alt="No, That Ancient Mausoleum Is Not the &#039;World&#039;s 1st Pyramid&#039;" align="left" title="No, That Ancient Mausoleum Is Not the &#039;World&#039;s 1st Pyramid&#039;" border="0" /></a>The discovery of a 3,000-year-old pyramid-shaped mausoleum in Kazakhstan has gone viral over the past 24 hours, with several media outlets proclaiming the structure to be the world&#039;s first pyramid. The mausoleum is 6.6 feet (2 meters) high and about 49 by 46 feet (15 by 14 m) long, said Viktor Novozhenov, an archaeologist with the Saryarka Archaeological Institute at Karaganda State University in Kazakhstan who helped excavate the mausoleum.</p><br clear="all"/>