Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

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Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by shawomet » Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:58 am

https://www.theguardian.com/science/201 ... id-of-giza

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/201 ... y-science/

“This is definitely the discovery of the century,” says archaeologist and Egyptologist Yukinori Kawae, a National Geographic Emerging Explorer. “There have been many hypotheses about the pyramid, but no one even imagined that such a big void is located above the Grand Gallery.”

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by Minimalist » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:24 pm

They'll have to figure out a way to get a camera to it.
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by circumspice » Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:04 pm

Minimalist wrote:They'll have to figure out a way to get a camera to it.
After what those German idiots did, I think the Egyptian Antiquities Authority will be really touchy about who will be allowed to do anything concerning any ancient monument in Egypt...
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by Minimalist » Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:49 am

There was a version of the story on the BBC which showed the "anomaly" on a screen and they had superimposed the other chambers. Thus, the question which popped into my mind was, if what they detected was a "void" why did not the Kings and Queens chambers and the Grand Gallery also show up as voids depicted in the same manner?
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by circumspice » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:11 pm

I had much the same thought. I wonder if the supposed void is actually an area that has stone of lesser density? Or perhaps even a cavity that was filled with a less dense stone rubble to ensure that the Grand Gallery wouldn't collapse under the weight of the masonry above it? Will we ever really know for sure?
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by Ernie L » Fri Nov 03, 2017 2:54 pm

I hope it's not another "king TuT" cavity.
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by kbs2244 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 3:18 pm

"why did not the Kings and Queens chambers and the Grand Gallery also show up as voids depicted in the same manner?"

I belive they did, and ere used as "proof statements" of the new void.
They were edited out of the released PICs to avoid confusing the headline only readers.

The Guardian story PICs show them in relationship to the new void.

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Post by Tiompan » Sun Nov 05, 2017 12:24 pm

Waffle about Mu has gone so quiet I had forgotten about it .

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by kbs2244 » Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:05 pm

Classic headline envy

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by Tiompan » Mon Nov 06, 2017 2:14 am

Or, a caution against classic unseasoned headline enthrallment .

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by Simon21 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 6:18 am

The use of the word "hidden" always puts one on guard. If there is a void it is surely a sign that Egyptian building contractors were every bit as dishonest as their descendants (particularly plumbers), claiming for work not actually done, but well disguised.

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by kbs2244 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 12:35 pm

Egyptian plumbers ??

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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by circumspice » Mon Nov 06, 2017 3:44 pm

Ancient Egyptians were very experienced in fluid mechanics. They were accomplished canal builders. They had to be because every time they began a monumental building project, they built canals to facilitate bringing in the materials needed for the project. They knew it would be easier to move the material via the Nile River versus an overland route. The Nile was their main thoroughfare, their super highway. Why wouldn't they also have some experience with basic plumbing? They used canals, ditches & ponds to capture & segregate some of the annual flood waters for use later in the year. The ancient Egyptians might have invented the shadoof/shaduf although that is not a certainty.
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by MichelleH » Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:17 am

This cosmic ray theory was floated last year around August or October. I didn't see anything really new here.
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Re: Huge Hiiden Cavity Discovered Within Great Pyramid

Post by kbs2244 » Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:51 pm

No argument that the Egyptians knew how to build shipping scale canals, etc.
But I would consider that civil engineering not plumbing.

In my opinion plumbing is a smaller scale, more human need scale thing.
Domestic water supply, after the fountain and sanitation or waste removal type things.

I do not know how the Egyptians handled sewage (if they did) but I do know the city if Babylon had a underground, pressurized, water supply system and a sewer system that went to private homes as well as public privy’s.

That I would consider plumbing.

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