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It seems to me that a lot of these Pyramids were never finished or abandoned like the Bent,Menkaure’s,Khufu’s,Meidum,Djedefre’s and more.I wonder If this was more common than we thought!!

I watched a documentary about Dejefre and within the content, they discussed the use of granite. This took me to Menkaure’s pyramid, which the documentary said was built after and that this brother probably used the granite because his older brother Dejefre did (perhaps some was left over or extras? used to put the bottom skirt around Menkaure’s?).

Soooo … I began looking at Menkare’s pyramid and wondered why the bottom stones are rounded and have those projections (now I know they were for levers! THANK YOU JP!) As for the use of granite on the outside of this pyramid – I think it was preference or more likely, it was that by the time this pyramid was being built, granite had become more readily available and of course, since they learned how to move the heavy stone with their construction of the other pyramids, they had more applicability with this type of stone. I hope that makes sense!

However, and I think I may know this already – with the stones on Menkaure’s pyramid being more rounded, is this why they look well, like they have deeper or more space between them? I would guess that this visual space would have been reduced greatly if those rounded stones had time to be brought into a more level plane?

Now, more questions …. Can you explain more about the construction gap? Do you mean an actual gap in the building process or an actual gap in the blocks through which they ??? I’m confused.

About the stone cat … I noticed the extreme weathering and more in the flyover. But I have spent little time researching the ancient weather and rains. I assumed it was NOT 10,000 years old, as some say, but could not figure out the rest because I have not given the time to the study of how water would flow over the whole area. I’m gonna guess Jean Pierre did not lack in this department and I’m eager to read his work.

Now, who has the stones, the land and the willingness to fund JP to create another HUGE pyramid to show us how it’s done!

Hi Susi,

I note:

Now, more questions …. Can you explain more about the construction gap?

Good question…I’ll have to reply one day…for sure because nobody (apart Dr Dieter Arnold but without knowing really why) never talked about…

And,

I’m gonna guess Jean Pierre did not lack in this department and I’m eager to read his work.

Here, you will get what you are looking for…

My study is done and I’m working to translate it in a Q&A with someone close to us (on internet)

If people understand what I’ll explain, that’s will be the nail in the coffin of the 10.000 BC erosion theory…(which is a joke !)

Pile up stones for the building of a pyramid in your garden

Cheers

Jean-Pierre

The conventional explanation is that you define a slope by a seked, or ratio of step to rise. So you get out your cubit measuring rod, and measure one cubit rise, and 5 palms two digits step, put marks, and cut the limestone to fit.

However that’s not particularly accurate. You can also do it like this. Cut the block to a rectangle as close to one cubit in height as you can get (but it won’t be perfect). Draw a vertical line where you want the slope to end (use a plumbline to get an exactly vertical line). Construct a square round that line (use dividers, set them to the height of the line, construct two lines, then bisect them, then make two more vertical lines using the plumb line).

Now swing out the diagonal of the 1:2 rectangle you have constructed. This gives you a “golden rectangle”. Then take the diagonal of the golden rectangle, and swing up. The result is a line in the ratio 1 : root phi.

So even if our original measurement of 1 cubit was a bit out, the slope will still be very near perfect, because we’ve constructed it geometrically. So the resulting pyramid is a perfect golden triangle, with the sides in the ratio 1 : root phi : phi.

Bonjour Jean Pierre Houdin,

Bravo pour votre documentaire ainsir que votre theorie tres pertinente. Avez vous pu retourner verifier votre theorie a lappui de photo thermique dans la chambre de Bob?

Merci

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