The oldest structures in Cairo date back only to the last couple of centuries BC during Greco-Roman period; however, on the fringes of the city stand the Giza Pyramids, some of the oldest structures on Earth. Despite their proximity to Cairo, the difference in age between the pyramids and the city itself are proof of their different histories.
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|Location||Mit Rahina, Giza Governorate, Egypt|
|Coordinates||29°50′41″N 31°15′3″ECoordinates: 29°50′41″N 31°15′3″E|
|Builder||Unknown, was already in existence during Iry-Hor's reign|
|Founded||Earlier than 31st century BC|
|Abandoned||7th century AD|
|Periods||Early Dynastic Period to Early Middle Ages|