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June 3, 2020, 3:31 pm UTC    
December 04, 2018 03:09PM
You wrote:

I don't understand this sentence - "The idea of incorporating older structures fits the application of the triangles perfectly by transfer of weight, remember the passages are offset from the pyramid center, I would expect the western triangle to be much larger (length wise) than the others."


Perhaps I miss understood, but I thought the triangles that appear in the core masonry are their ends, meaning their structure is not superficial but extend from within the core masonry. I also thought it was implied that the northern triangle is centered on the entrance passage, the comment was that it provided extra support (strength). Now because the entrance is significantly east of the pyramid north-south axis I was contemplating the western triangle would be longer (larger) than the other triangles.

If we imagine these triangle being set against and atop an older structure they would naturally wedge (by weight) less stable rock against each corner up-to the 19th course.

Best,

B.A.Hokom
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