An illustrated guide to the construction, architecture and the evolution of the design of the pyramids from the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism.
Concise, illustrated information on the pyramids from archaeology student N. A. Fink.
Clickable plan and images, provided by the University of Pennsylvania.
NOVA Online tours the Great Pyramid in QuickTime VR, explains how the pyramids were constructed and by whom. Also covers a 1997 excavation of the bakery that fed the pyramid builders.
Richard Koslowa suggests that Egyptians could have lifted heavy stones to build the pyramids by the use of counter-weights. Illustrated with diagrams.
The British Museum provides a readable, illustrated introduction to the pyramids of Ancient Egypt. Includes an interactive reconstruction of Khufu's pyramid complex.
CultureFocus provides an illustrated introduction to the most famous monuments of ancient Egypt.
Computer-based study combined with robotic investigation of the shafts in the Great Pyramid of Cheops by engineer Rudolf Gantenbrink. He argues that they were not air shafts.
An illustrated article by inventor Allen Dittmer, with bibliography, from Inventors' Digest July/August 1999. He suggests that heavy blocks could have been moved with sledge and rollers.
A study of the logistical aspects of Egyptian pyramid construction in the 25th century BC by civil engineer Peter Prevos. Includes bibliography and links to Herodotus's comments on pyramid-building.