Pyramid (disambiguation)
A pyramid
A pyramid is a structure whose outer surfaces are triangular and converge at a single point. The base of a pyramid can be trilateral, quadrilateral, or any polygon shape, meaning that a pyramid has at least three triangular surfaces...

is a shape with typically three or four triangular sides.

Pyramid may also refer to:

Anatomy and medicine

  • Petrous part of the temporal bone, the pyramid
  • Pyramid (brainstem), the anterior part of medulla oblongata

Games and sport

  • Pyramid (solitaire)
    Pyramid (solitaire)
    Pyramid is a solitaire game where the object is to get all the cards from the pyramid to the foundation.-Rules:Pairs of cards can be removed if their values total 13. In this game, Jacks value at 11, Queens at 12, and Kings at 13. Thus, kings can be removed immediately. Cards must not be covered....

    , a card game played by one person
  • Pyramid (card game), a poker-like card game portrayed in the original Battlestar Galactica
    Battlestar Galactica
    Battlestar Galactica is an American science fiction franchise created by Glen A. Larson. The franchise began with the Battlestar Galactica TV series in 1978, and was followed by a brief sequel TV series in 1980, a line of book adaptations, original novels, comic books, a board game, and video games...

    TV series
  • Pyramid (drinking game)
    Pyramid (drinking game)
    Pyramid or beeramid is a card game that is most commonly used as a drinking game.-Set up:One begins by creating a pyramid of cards by placing them face down on the table in rows . Next, the dealer passes out four cards to each player, face down...

    , a card game that is most commonly used as a drinking game
  • Pyramid (video game)
  • Pyramid 2000
    Pyramid 2000
    Pyramid 2000 is an interactive fiction game. The game is an altered version of Colossal Cave that takes advantage of an Egyptian setting.-External links:**...

    , an interactive fiction game
  • Russian pyramid, a variant of the game of pool
  • League system
    League system
    A league system is a hierarchy of leagues in a sport, usually with a system of promotion and relegation between consecutive levels of the hierarchy. They are often called pyramids due to their tendency to split into an increasing number of regional divisions the further down the pyramid one descends...

    , a hierarchy of leagues in a given sport
  • Pyramid, a three-dimensional chess
    Three-dimensional chess
    Three-dimensional chess is any of various chess variants played on three-dimensional boards. Three-dimensional variants have existed since the late 19th century, one of the oldest being Raumschach , invented in 1907 by Dr. Ferdinand Maack and considered the classic 3D game...

  • Pyramid Head
    Pyramid Head
    Pyramid Head, also known as Red Pyramid Thing or in Japan, is a fictional character from the Silent Hill series of survival horror video games published by Konami. Introduced in the 2001 installment Silent Hill 2, he stalks James Sunderland, the primary player character, who comes to the town of...

    , a monster from the Silent Hill video game series

Television and film

  • Pyramid (game show)
    Pyramid (game show)
    Pyramid is an American television game show which has aired several versions. The original series, The $10,000 Pyramid, debuted March 26, 1973 and spawned seven subsequent Pyramid series...

    , several versions of a U.S. game show
  • Pyramid (Australian TV series), an Australian children's quiz show
  • Pyramid (Gladiators)
    Pyramid (Gladiators)
    Pyramid is an event played in several incarnations of the television series Gladiators. In this event played on a giant sponge Pyramid, two contenders must climb to the top whilst two Gladiators attempt to halt their progress.-Rules:...

    , an event played in several incarnations of the television series Gladiators
  • The Pyramid (Croatian TV series)
    The Pyramid (Croatian TV series)
    The Pyramid is a weekly Croatian television series, co-produced by Croatian Radiotelevision and Castor Multimedia. Essentially a talk show, it also has a competitive element. In each 60 minute episode, three prominent public figures from different walks of life give their views and debate on five...

    , a weekly Croatian television series
  • The Pyramid Game
    The Pyramid Game
    The Pyramid Game was a United Kingdom game show based on the American format of the same name that was originally shown on ITV from 1981 to 1984 then 1989 to 1990 hosted by Steve Jones, then revived by Challenge in 2007 hosted by Donny Osmond....

    , a UK game show
  • Building the Great Pyramid
    Building the Great Pyramid
    Pyramid aka Building the Great Pyramid is a 2002 BBC Television documentary film which tells the story of the building of the Great Pyramid at Giza through the commentary of the fictional builder Nakht.-Production:...

    , a 2002 BBC TV documentary film
  • "The Pyramid", a The Bionic Woman episode

Publications and publishing

  • Pyramid (magazine)
    Pyramid (magazine)
    Pyramid is a gaming magazine, publishing articles primarily on role-playing games, but including board games, card games, and other sorts of games. It began life in 1993 as a print publication of Steve Jackson Games for its first 30 issues, though it has been published on the Internet since March...

    , a gaming magazine
  • Pyramids (novel), by Terry Pratchett
  • The Pyramid (Golding)
    The Pyramid (Golding)
    The Pyramid is a novel by the English author, William Golding....

    , a 1967 novel
  • The Pyramid (Kadare)
    The Pyramid (Kadare)
    The Pyramid is a novel written by Ismail Kadare, considered one of the greatest works produced by this writer, rivaling The Garden Party, by Václav Havel. It is considered to serve both literary and a dissident purposes. -Plot introduction:...

    , a 1995 novel
  • The Pyramid (short stories)
    The Pyramid (short stories)
    The Pyramid is a collection of five short stories by Swedish crime fiction author Henning Mankell, published in 1999...

    , by Henning Mankell
  • Pyramid Books
    Pyramid Books
    Jove Books, formerly Pyramid Books, is a paperback publishing company, founded in 1949 by Almat Magazine Publishers . The company was sold to the Walter Reade Organization in the late 1960s. It was acquired in 1974 by Harcourt Brace which renamed it to Jove in 1977 and continued the line as an...

    , a publishing company
  • The Red Pyramid (novel)
    The Red Pyramid (novel)
    The Red Pyramid is a 2010 fantasy adventure novel based on Egyptian mythology written by Rick Riordan. It is the first novel in The Kane Chronicles series, which tells of the adventures of modern day fourteen-year-old Carter Kane and his twelve-year-old sister Sadie Kane, as they discover that they...

    , a 2010 young adult novel by Rick Riordan


  • Pyramid Rock Festival
    Pyramid Rock Festival
    The Pyramid Rock Festival is a New Year's Eve camp-out rock music festival at Pyramid Rock, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia.Beginning in 2004, it runs over two nights with two stages - the Main Stage, and the Pharaoh's Annex...

    , in Victoria, Australia
  • The Pyramids (band)
    The Pyramids (band)
    The Pyramids were an American surf group from Long Beach, California, who formed in 1961. In early 1964, they made the Top 20 of the Billboard Hot 100 with their instrumental "Penetration." It proved to be the final major instrumental surf hit....

    , an American surf rock group
  • The Pyramids (reggae band), a British group
  • Pyramids (band)
    Pyramids (band)
    Pyramids is an experimental rock band from Denton, Texas. They are currently signed to Hydra Head Records. They have two albums, Pyramids and Pyramids with Nadja.- Albums :- External links :* *...

    , an American experimental group
    • Pyramids (album)
      Pyramids (album)
      -Disc 2 - Remixes:...

      , the debut studio album by Pyramids
  • Pyramid (band)
    Pyramid (band)
    Pyramid is an American experimental, indie-rock band from North Carolina. Music from their self-released album, "The First American", was used in two David Gordon Green films, All the Real Girls and Undertow...

    , an American experimental, indie-rock band from North Carolina
  • Pyramid (The Alan Parsons Project album), 1978
  • "Pyramid" (song)
    Pyramid (song)
    "Pyramid" is the second single of Filipina pop and R&B singer Charice and the lead single from her self-titled debut album. This song was written by David Jassy, Niclas Molinder, Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenäs, Drew Scott and R&B singer Lyrica Anderson and produced by Twin...

    , by Charice
  • Pyramid (Cannonball Adderley album)
    Pyramid (Cannonball Adderley album)
    Pyramid is an album by jazz saxophonist Cannonball Adderley recorded at Fantasy Studios in Berkeley, California in 1974 featuring performances by Adderley's Quintet with Nat Adderley, Hal Galper, Walter Booker and Roy McCurdy with guest appearances by Phil Upchurch, George Duke, and Jimmy Jones...

    , 1974
  • Pyramid, an album by Modern Jazz Quartet
    Modern Jazz Quartet
    The Modern Jazz Quartet was established in 1952 by Milt Jackson , John Lewis , Percy Heath , and Kenny Clarke . Connie Kay replaced Clarke in 1955...

  • "Pyramid", a song by Wolfmother on the album Wolfmother
    Wolfmother (album)
    Wolfmother is the debut studio album by Australian rock band Wolfmother, originally released on 31 October 2005 in Australia. The album was later released internationally at various dates in 2006, with the addition of "Love Train" and a rearranged track listing...

  • "PYRAMID", once the name of an indie-electronica band, Starfucker
    Starfucker is an electronica band from Portland, Oregon formed in 2007, initially started as a solo project for Joshua Hodges.Members include Joshua Hodges , Shawn Glassford , and Keil Corcoran...


  • The Pyramid (volcano), a lava dome in British Columbia
  • Pyramid Mountain (volcano)
    Pyramid Mountain (volcano)
    Pyramid Mountain is a subglacial mound located on the Murtle Plateau in Wells Gray Provincial Park, east-central British Columbia, Canada.-Formation:...

    , a subglacial mound in British Columbia
  • Pyramid Lake (Alberta)
    Pyramid Lake (Alberta)
    Pyramid Lake is kidney-shaped lake in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada. It lies at the foot of Pyramid Mountain, a natural landmark that overlooks the town of Jasper....

United States

  • Pyramid Arena
    Pyramid Arena
    The Pyramid Arena is a 20,142-seat arena located in downtown Memphis at the banks of the Mississippi River. The facility was built in 1991 and was originally owned and operated jointly by the city of Memphis and Shelby County. Its unique structure plays on the city's namesake in Egypt, known for...

    , in Memphis, Tennessee
  • Pyramid Lake (California)
    Pyramid Lake (California)
    Pyramid Lake is an artificial lake formed by Pyramid Dam on Piru Creek, near Castaic, California. The reservoir lies on the border between the Angeles National Forest and the Los Padres National Forest in the northwestern portion of Los Angeles County....

  • Pyramid Lake (El Dorado County, California)
  • Pyramid Lake (Nevada)
  • The Pyramids (Indianapolis)
    The Pyramids (Indianapolis)
    The Pyramids are three pyramid-shaped office buildings that are part of a commercial development in College Park, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. The structures occupy of land situated next to a lake. They were constructed between 1967 and 1972 by the College Life Insurance Company using a design...

    , an office development
  • Walter Pyramid
    Walter Pyramid
    Walter Pyramid, formerly known as Long Beach Pyramid, is a 5,000-seat, indoor multi-purpose stadium on the campus of California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, California.-History:...

     (formerly Long Beach Pyramid), a stadium in California
  • Pyramid Peak (disambiguation)


  • Egyptian pyramids
    Egyptian pyramids
    The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt.There are 138 pyramids discovered in Egypt as of 2008. Most were built as tombs for the country's Pharaohs and their consorts during the Old and Middle Kingdom periods.The earliest known Egyptian pyramids are found...

    , ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt
  • Portsmouth Pyramids Centre
    Portsmouth Pyramids Centre
    The Portsmouth Pyramids Centre is an indoor leisure complex in Southsea, near Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.It has a swimming pool/water park, a live arena, and function rooms...

    , a leisure complex in the UK
  • Pyramiden
    Pyramiden is an abandoned Russian settlement and coal mining community on the archipelago of Svalbard, Norway. It was founded by Sweden in 1910 and sold to the Soviet Union in 1927...

    , a mining settlement in Svalbard, Norway
  • The Pyramids (disambiguation), a rock formation at Victory Beach, New Zealand
  • The Pyramid
    The Pyramid
    The Pyramid is a small island south of Pitt Island in the Chatham Islands group of New Zealand....

    , a small island in the Chatham Islands, New Zealand
  • Pyramid, Maribor
    Pyramid, Maribor
    The Pyramid is a low hill in the city of Maribor, Slovenia. It is a popular excursion spot, affording a good view of the city. An ascent takes 15-30 minutes.-History:...

    , a low hillin the city of Maribor, Slovenia

Other uses

  • Pyramid (cigarette)
    Pyramid (cigarette)
    Pyramid is a cigarette brand manufactured by Liggett Group, Inc., based in Mebane, North Carolina. Pyramid was introduced in 1988 as the first "branded discount" cigarette. It is available in 11 versions as of February, 2006.-External links:...

    , a cigarette brand manufactured by Liggett Group, Inc.
  • Pyramid (geometry)
    Pyramid (geometry)
    In geometry, a pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex. Each base edge and apex form a triangle. It is a conic solid with polygonal base....

    , a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex
  • Pyramid (image processing)
    Pyramid (image processing)
    Pyramid or pyramid representation is a type of multi-scale signal representation developed by the computer vision, image processing and signal processing communities, in which a signal or an image is subject to repeated smoothing and subsampling...

    , a type of multi-scale signal representation
  • Pyramid (web framework), an open source web application framework written in Python
  • Pyramid scheme
    Pyramid scheme
    A pyramid scheme is a non-sustainable business model that involves promising participants payment or services, primarily for enrolling other people into the scheme, rather than supplying any real investment or sale of products or services to the public...

    , a non-sustainable business model
  • Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
    Pyramid Breweries, Inc.
    Pyramid Breweries, Inc., headquartered in Seattle, Washington, is a brewer of craft beers, ales, and lagers under the Pyramid label. It has operations in Sacramento, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, California, and Portland, Oregon, in addition to Seattle.-History:...

  • Pyramid Building Society
    Pyramid Building Society
    The Pyramid Building Society, the Geelong Building Society and the Countrywide Building Society together made up the Farrow Group of building societies, based in Geelong, Australia. They collapsed in 1990 with debts in excess of $2 billion...

  • Pyramid Technology
    Pyramid Technology
    Pyramid Technology Corporation was a computer company that produced a number of RISC-based minicomputers at the upper end of the performance range. They also became the second company to ship a multiprocessor Unix system , in 1985, which formed the basis of their product line into the early 1990s...

    , a computer company
  • The Pyramid Companies, a shopping mall developer
  • A type of organizational structure
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