The Eight Faces Of The Great Pyramid Of Giza.

Despite what you may think about this ancient structure, the Great Pyramid is an eight-sided figure, not a four-sided figure.

Each of the pyramid’s four side are evenly split from base to tip by very subtle concave indentations.

## What is an 8 sided pyramid called?

Lesson Summary. An octagonal pyramid is a pyramid with a base that’s a polygon with eight sides, or an octagon, and triangular faces, or sides, that meet at a point directly above the bottom. The points at which the edges of the base and sides meet are called the vertices of the pyramid.

## Do the pyramids have 8 sides?

A fact not so well known, is the unusual feature of the Great Pyramid is a concavity of the core that makes the monument an eight-sided figure, rather than four-sided like every other Egyptian pyramid. That is to say, that its four sides are hollowed in or indented along their central lines, from base to peak.

## How many sides has a pyramid?

four

## What is a pyramid with 3 sides called?

A “three sided pyramid” is called a tetrahedron. It has four faces (3 sided pyramid + base)