Are the pyramids getting smaller?



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    Good question, trujillo97.  Without a doubt, the pyramids are getting smaller, it is just a matter of time.  Since not every pyramid is made out of the same material, they won’t all last the same time, but erosion is a force constantly at work, so unless pyramids are restored, they will eventually be reduced to rubble.  The Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt is about 30 feet shorter today then when it was built, so it is a very slow process, but it is happening, nonetheless.

    Here is a picture of a very old pyramid in Tecume, Peru that is severely eroded:

    Hope this helps!

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