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April 08, 2007 05:14PM
The water had sufficient pressure to rise to the top of the original
step pyramid on this site. This pyramid essentially served as a well-
head. The very top of it is at the bottom of the grand gallery and the
entrance to the lower distribution node from which it was channeled in-
to the various ditches leading to the counterweights. This water was
still being used for irrigation so would be channeled at the base for
this purpose. The grand gallery would be a system of 14 shaddufs which
served to raise the water to the upper distribution node.

When the Great Pyramid construction began it was necessary to add a hole
through this original pyramid. It is for this reason that this route
(workmens' escape route) is so tortuous and uneven. Note, too, that it
is known that the ground level is higher in this area of the pyramid. Why
would they level the entire site but leave a hill in the center unless
there was already something sitting on this hill?

The Grotto is at the top of this hill just under ground level. It was
reported that the smell in this area was horrid. This would imply organ-
ic material was decomposing and that water was at hand even as recently
as the 19th century. This area would have been the original source of
water when people came to this area around 10,000 BC. The grotto is a void
yet there is a passage built right through it to connect with the "escape
route".

The candle wax formation can be seen at Giza south of the Menkaure pyramid.
There is a wide wadi (dry river bed) south of this at a much lower level.
If the amount of deposited stone is indicative of total water flow then Giza
would have the most water of any of these areas.

Here's a picture of the Ahmenenhat I formations after being carved. You can
zoom in some more or see similar things on the pyramid a little to the SSW.

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Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.
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Pyramid construction.

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