PYRAMID. Just after listening to the name, anyone could imagine a structure which is triangular from the bottom and converge all together at the top. Some could even wonder Why?! Many theorists give their own theories related to such bizarre structure, but also stands a promising belief in Egyptian culture. What more excites about these structures are the ancient links to them. In fact because of these huge structures, many ancient kings can be traced. Various questions arise, seeing this mammoth structure right in between of a complete desert. We would likely try to uncover such questions, right from the beginning-
Where it all started?
Archaeologists believe Egypt’s large pyramids are the work of the Old Kingdom society that rose to prominence in the Nile Valley after 3000 B.C. This was also confirmed with the C14 test which is primarily used by archaeologists to estimate the age of a structure. Thanks to today’s science.
But Why?During the third and fourth dynasties of the Old Kingdom, Egypt enjoyed tremendous economic prosperity and stability. Kings held a unique position in Egyptian society. Somewhere in between human and divine, they were believed to have been chosen by the gods to serve as mediators between them and the people on earth. Because of this, it was in everyone’s interest to keep the king’s majesty intact even after his death. This huge structure was believed to help the king’s soul ascend heaven.
The massive structures, one over the another, was also built in competition to showcase their immense wealth and prosperity.
Who designed them?
Researchers found that the pyramids were designed by the chief architects of the royal court. Not only that, their direction accuracy was too very precise. Glen Dash, an engineer who studies the pyramids at Giza as part of Ancient Egypt Research Associates (AERA), noted that Khufu’s pyramid is aligned to true north within one-tenth of a degree. How the ancient Egyptians did this is not fully clear. In a report published recently in an AERA newsletter, Dash wrote that a circumpolar star like Polaris and lines of rope were likely used as part of the method. Also, the pharaohs used to appointed a high-ranking official to oversee pyramid construction.
Researchers are working to understand the sophisticated planning that would have been involved in pyramid building, which required constructing not just the pyramids, but also the temples, boat pits and cemeteries located near the enormous structures.
How was it possible?
Many of the stones used in pyramids are from a nearby quarry. The distance from the setup location varies. Some pyramids which are located nearby to river banks could have easy access to such quarry but for the rest, they need to put hard work and method to keeps the heavy materials moving.
To move the stones overland, the Egyptians would have used large sledges that could be pushed or pulled by gangs of workers. The sand in front of the sledge was likely dampened with water, something that reduced friction, making it easier to move the sledge, a team of physicists from the University of Amsterdam found in a study published in 2014.
Most Egyptologists agree that when the stones arrived at the pyramids, a system of ramps was used to haul the stones up. However, Egyptologists are uncertain how these ramps were designed. Little evidence of the ramps survives, but several hypothetical designs have been proposed over the last few decades.
How does it still stands?
The amazing thing about the pyramids is their longevity. By any chance, If you ask an architect to build a structure that could stand for 5000 years, his reaction would be that you have gone crazy. But this is what, the architects of Pyramid Era have already done.
The architects applied basic science and common sense. The Egyptians had realized that – they knew that if they could construct joints so tight that water couldn’t get in, then the building would not destroy itself and it would last a long time. In addition, they used stone like granite: a material so hard that it wouldn’t act like a sponge – the water didn’t penetrate it. So, the stone would shed the water and the building would last longer. They did this in the Great Pyramid. This right away shows that those people were highly intelligent and were also educating themselves regularly.
Crazy Chilling facts
If you know the metric system, here’s something to think about. All these are facts: The Great Pyramid location 29.9792 N is exactly the same as the speed of light 299, 792 km/sec. You might say that this is a coincidence, but wait….
The height is 146.6 meters. The top is flat which would add 3 metres to the peak. 149.6 million km is the average distance between earth and sun. Take the base length, each side is 230.8 metres. If you take two base lengths and divide by the height 146.6 you get Pi (3.14159) even though Pi was discovered in the west 2000 years later.
The mass is about 5.97 million tonnes vs, the mass of earth 5.972 x 10 (to 18th power) tonnes. Again, all these are coincidences….?
Egyptians had also their own measuring stick, a holy cubit (Cubit was shorter), which was 63, 57 cm. At Egypt level, the radius of the earth is 6357 km or ten million cubits. If you turn the base length into holy cubits you get 365. 2425 which is an exact solar year at their latitude.
There’s also the belt of Orion which was at that time an exact mirror image of the three Giza pyramid layout, Stars Alnitak, Alnilam and Mintaka.
Holy cubit was 25 Egyptian inches (very close to a US inch). The inner dimensions of the king’s chamber are 309 – 421 – 515 Eg. inches. If you put these in the Pythagorean triangle they fit exactly. The biggest rock in the pyramid weighs 70 tons. Its dimensions are 093 – 124 – 155 inches. They are the same numbers in a scrambled order and still fit the Pythagorean theorem exactly.
Alignment towards North
Not to speak about its alignment towards the true north, references to the Bible and many others. Many theorists believe that those massive pyramids were made by aliens or with the help of them. This mammoth structure aligned at the top was used to land their spaceship because it was visible from space. Few more theories are circulating that maybe those higher life forms used to work inside those pyramids voids. It also makes sense after knowing that there is no entrance to get into those voids. Maybe Egyptians used to share trades with them, also making them more wealthy. So, did Egyptians know all this or did someone, maybe from Orion, help them? Or is it the secret chambers that trigger this opinion and grabs the attention of the researchers worldwide.
Though now there is a restriction of using any destructive technology to reach those voids/ secret chambers, researches are using the scan and sensing methods since there is no other way to get into.
As for now, the real reason lies underneath. Or completely destroyed by some interstellar higher life form.