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September 18, 2008 02:30AM
RLH Wrote:
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> Hi Khazar-Khum
>
> Also if you consider that even as late as Piazzi
> Smyth he wrongly had the vertical axis aligned
> with the south wall of the QC. Then it is unlikely
> these early Masters would have exact knowledge
> about the interior layout of the GP. Therefore
> Poussin would not be able to incorporate an
> unknown GP design in his artwork. Where did
> Poussin and other early artists get their lengths
> and angle measures?
>
> It is doubtful that anyone beyond the 4th or maybe
> early 5th dynasty would even know about the QC
> shafts or the KC shaft angles or the relieving
> chambers above the KC.
>
> RLH
>


Poussin had little to no knowledge of the pyramid's interior; even the Arab explorers hadn't gotten all the information. What was published varied greatly in accuracy.

Poussin & all the other artists of his time relied heavily on geometry to assist in the "Harmonious" placements of figures. One reason you see so many checkerboard floors was that they used the floor grid to properly align the perspective.

Poussin & many others wrote about their methods, as a way of teaching & enlightening others. Bernini's is perhaps the most insightful.
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7x11 diagonal

RLH September 12, 2008 05:46AM

Re: 7x11 diagonal

Don Barone September 12, 2008 08:43AM

An addendum:

Don Barone September 12, 2008 08:53AM

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Re: 7x11 diagonal

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RLH September 18, 2008 05:23PM

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RLH September 18, 2008 05:11PM

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Don Barone September 19, 2008 11:27AM

Re: 7x11 diagonal

Don Barone September 19, 2008 06:51PM

Correction

Don Barone September 20, 2008 06:09AM

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Monty J. Bowen September 20, 2008 07:27AM

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RLH September 24, 2008 04:03AM



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