David Pratt. Its base covers just over 13 acres, and it is composed of some 2. The Pyramid is an unrivaled feat of engineering and craftsmanship. It is aligned with the four cardinal points more accurately than any contemporary structure, including the Meridian Building at Greenwich Observatory in London. The foot-long descending passage is so straight that it deviates from a central axis by less than a quarter of an inch from side to side and only one tenth of an inch up and down — comparable with the best laser-controlled drilling being done today.
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Missing Great Pyramid Artifact Found in Scotland
There are people coming from a New Age perspective who want the pyramids to be very old, much older than Egyptologists are willing to agree. There are people who want them to be built by extraterrestrials, or inspired by extraterrestrials, or built by a lost civilization whose records are otherwise unknown to us. And similar ideas are said about the Sphinx. And in response to the evidence that we have for the time in which the pyramids are built, the criticism is often leveled at scholars that they're only dealing with circumstantial information. It's all just circumstantial.
5000-year-old artefacts from Pyramid of Giza found in cigar box in Scotland
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Inside the box was a 5-inch-long 13 centimeters piece of cedar, now in several pieces. The humble-looking wood fragment is one of only three objects ever to have been removed from the Queen's Chamber; it is thought to have been placed in the tomb when the structure was built about 4, years ago and may be part of a tool that was used to erect the massive pyramid, according to the statement. It's the largest in a trio of pyramids, made of more than 6 million tons 5.