Finally revealed the secret of one of the Seven wonders of the world, preserved to our days
The great pyramid is over 4,500 years, and all this time, scientists did not give rest to the secret of its construction.
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The great pyramid is over 4,500 years, and all this time, scientists did not give rest to the secret of its construction. Nominated even a version of alien technology that fell into the hands of the architects of the Pharaoh! And the experts finally learned the truth, the media writes . reports Rus.Media .
This fall, a group of archaeologists under the guidance of the French scientist Pierre Teyla, which was dedicated to the excavations in Egypt half of his life, found an ancient papyrus scroll in the complex of the Giza pyramids. The document people in the name of Merer described the details of construction of the future tomb of the Pharaoh, the largest (146,6 meters in height) buildings in Egypt and in the world at the time.
– In the document, the originality of which no doubt scientists, details how along the Nile dug canals, and then on a specially built boat to Giza from Aswan were transported granite and limestone boulders, blocks of the future the pyramid-says Nikolay Tarasenko, doctor of historical Sciences, senior researcher of the Institute of Oriental studies of NASU.
— Distance from Giza to Aswan is about 900 kilometers, and the blocks of stone weighed about 2 tons each. To deliver material to the site, the Egyptians took water from the Nile (then the climate is allowed) and laid across the Giza plateau artificial channels. Further connected by ropes, wooden boats, they transported the blocks to the foot of the pyramid.
– So! If not for the report of Marera, scientists would never have known about it, because in the Egyptian papyri still found no mention of the construction of the pyramid of Cheops. Some information was only in the writings of Greek historian Herodotus and ancient Arabic legends, but none of them thought about the channels.
Discovery group Pierre Teyla confirmed the hypothesis of the moving blocks on the boat, which was first launched in 2013. Then the French and Egyptian archaeologists on the banks of the red sea have found a papyrus that revealed the technique of transporting limestone blocks from the quarries to the pyramid of Cheops. In these documents it was stated that the stone was brought across the water, across the artificial lake.
– And you know, how do people build the pyramid?
— Assumed to be from 30 000 to 50 000 people. It lasted for more than 20 years.
One team of forty workers for four months was carrying an average of 1000 blocks. From a technological point of view, the process was thought out perfectly. Obviously, the architect Hemon-the nephew and vizier of Pharaoh — was a person of genius.