12 Things You Didn’t Know About The Great Pyramid Of Egypt

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1 – The mortar used in the construction of the pyramids is of an unknown origin. It has been analyzed and its chemical composition is known, but it can’t be reproduced.

2 – The pyramids were originally covered with casing stones made of limestone. They made the pyramids shine bright.

3 -It has been calculated that the original pyramid with its casing stones would act like gigantic mirrors and reflect light so powerful that it would be visible from the moon.

4 – The ancient Egyptians called the Great Pyramid “Ikhet”, meaning the “Glorious Light”.

5 – There is no explanation of how these blocks were transported and assembled into the pyramid.

6 – The pyramids are the most accurately aligned structure in existence and faces true north with only 3/60th of a degree of error.

7 – The four faces of the pyramid are slightly concave, the only pyramid to have been built this way.

8 – The curvature designed into the faces of the pyramid exactly matches the radius of the earth.

9 – The relationship between Pi (p) and Phi (F) is expressed in the fundamental proportions of the Great Pyramid.

10 – Microscopic analysis of the coffer reveals that it was made with a fixed point drill that used hard jewel bits and a drilling force of 2 tons.

11 – The Descending Passage is pointed to the pole star Alpha Draconis. This was the North Star at that point in time.

12 – The southern shaft in the King’s Chamber is pointed to the star Al Nitak (Zeta Orionis) in the constellation Orion.

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