Red Pyramid (cmrs)
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The Red Pyramid was built by Snefru (2613-2589 BC) in Dahshur. Following the Bent Pyramid, it is thought to have been begun in the 30th year of Snefru's reign. The white limestone covering is completely gone.&mnsp; The pyramid gets its name from the red limestone core. The Red Pyramid is the earliest example of a true pyramid. Its sides have a constant angle of 43 degrees. Each side is 722 feet long. It is 343 feet high. It is the second largest pyramid. Amenemhet III (1842-1797 BC).
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