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Student Stories on the Great Pyramid of Giza - What a WONDERful World, by Warren Frankos

"Pyramids of Giza", A photograph of the desert with the three pyramids, by Corden Press, National Geographic.

About the Pyramids of Giza, I know what you're thinking…

”How in the world did the Egyptians build those things without cranes and tools so far back in time?”

It was extremely hard but they accomplished it. The structures in Giza used to be 280 cubits tall, but facing erosion and loss of its Pyramidion, it is now 138.8 meters tall. The Egyptians who built them were able to move the massive stone blocks by pulling them with papyrus ropes, a very hard type of paper, across the desert by wetting the sand on huge ramps to pull them up and put them in place.

Now, were the pyramids built by aliens?

Not necessarily, but here’s some evidence that they might have. Here’s a picture of The Belt of Orion exactly above the Pyramids.

 

As you can see, the Belt surrounds the Pyramids exactly. The three stars in the middle are diagonal but one star deviating. The stars and Pyramids match perfectly. It is a very good theory that the extraterrestrials built the pyramids.

It took about 30 years to build them with each and every 2-ton block they pulled. There are three chambers inside a pyramid. The lowest chamber is cut into the bedrock where the pyramid was built. The King’s and Queen’s chamber are higher in the pyramid structure. The main part of Giza is a setting of buildings that include 2 mortuary temples in honor of Khufu, 3 smaller pyramids for Khufu’s wives, an even smaller pyramid, a causeway that connected the 2 temples, and small mastaba tombs surrounding the pyramid for nobles.

In the Queen’s chamber, a British engineer, Waynman Dixon, found a ball of black diorite, and a bronze implement of unknown purpose. One of the shafts in the queen’s chamber is blocked by limestone doors. It seems everything is blocked because a robot drilled a hole in the southern door only to find another door behind it.

In the King’s chamber are two narrow shafts in the north and south walls but the purpose is not clear. The King’s chamber is entirely faced with granite.

There are five chambers in the King’s chamber, they are named: Davison’s Chamber, Wellington’s Chamber, Nelson’s Chamber, and Lady Arbuthnot’s Chamber and Campbell’s Chamber. There’s only one object in the King’s Chamber and it is a rectangular granite sarcophagus.

Khufu’s vizier, Hemiunu, was the architect of the of the Great Pyramid. The mass of the Pyramid is 5.9 million tons. The volume is roughly 2,500,000 cubic meters. Based on these estimates, building the Pyramid in 20 years would install 800 tons a day. It would also involve moving an average of more than 12 blocks into place each hour day and night.

There’s the Main Entrance which is also called the Robber's Tunnel. The entrance of the Pyramid goes in 27 meters then turns left to the blocking stones in the Ascending Passage.

The Great Pyramid of Giza is the last remaining wonder of the ancient world. It is also called The Pyramid of Khufu. It was used as a great tomb for Pharaoh Khufu, he gave the order to commence building the tomb. It is said that Khufu died before his pyramid was built. There are three pyramids, but Khufu’s is the largest and oldest of the group. It is still standing tall in El Giza, Egypt still holding many secrets to the life of Egyptians.

Original Release: May 16, 2017

Updated Last Revision: Sep 01, 2017


Footnotes:
1) awesomestories.com, History of Giza, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/gizahistory.html, Jan/01/1997, May/31/2017, http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/explore/gizahistory.html

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