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October 17, 2019, 5:48 am UTC    
May 15, 2019 08:53PM
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Wainright’s tunnel at the Meidum
Pyramid shows how the builders took care to scrape down and anchor the step pyramid onto the natural rock: only the later casing phase was founded on a platform on the desert surface, with the steps of the tower carrying most of the load of the casing.

Interesting. A pavement wouldn't have to support much weight of the casing stone.

I'm also struck by the comment that it is hot inside the Bent Pyramid (at least at times). I'm surprised there's sufficient air flow to allow it to heat up in the long summers. I have heard reports that there is an unknown source of air movement and believe it would be an interesting study to determine its sources using barometric pressure recording devices.

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Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.
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Bent pyramid

waggy May 15, 2019 12:49PM

Re: Bent pyramid

cladking May 15, 2019 03:08PM

Re: Bent pyramid

cladking May 15, 2019 08:53PM

Re: Bent pyramid

Hans May 16, 2019 11:47AM

Re: Bent pyramid: Subsidence?

Mark Heaton May 22, 2019 11:07AM

Re: Bent pyramid: Subsidence?

waggy May 23, 2019 10:48AM



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