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1 Ajasson thinks that they were intended as places of sepulture for the kings, but for the concealment, also, of their treasures.
2 See B. v. c. 9.
3 In Chapter 19 of this Book.
4 See B. v. c. 9. Herodotus says that these pyramids were built by King Mœris, in the middle of the lake, towering fifty paces above the surface of the water. Diodorus Siculus says that they were built by him in honour of himself and his wife.
5 Or left-hand side to those coming down the stream. He alludes to the three great Pyramids of Ghizeh, not far from Cairo. There are numerous other pyramids to be seen in Egypt.
6 In B. v. c. 9.
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