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The Pyramid on Elephantine Island

January 30, 2017 My main objective for this trip to Egypt is to visit Elephantine Island on the River Nile to see the ruins of a pyramid only discovered 35 years ago by a German team of archeologists. This pyramid is no tomb. It is made from granite and was probably a step-pyramid What is…
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The Strange Concavity in the Great Pyramid

Ask most people how many sides the Great Pyramid has and they will say three or four....but what about eight? Well, there are two rare moments each year, when it seems to have eight sides....on the spring and fall equinox. Is this an optical illusion or is it for real?  If it is real, is…
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Excerpt 2 ...Petrie recognized the Great Pyramid's seqed to be 14 to 11 (=7 to 5 ½) and determined that its height from bottom center to its top was 280 cubits and the distance from its center to its perimeter at the half-circuit point was 220 cubits. The length of its incline from ground-level center-side/half-circuit…
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Excerpt 1 ...If you follow this central theme across the various myths, you will recognize it in the Osiris-Isis-Horus story, for example, and the journey of Ra from sunrise to sunset, through the underworld at night, the duat, and back again to the world visible to the Egyptians. You will recognize it in the life-giving…
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