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Jon Ellison Wrote:
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> I and apparently many others have held the long
> held belief that the granite box housed within the
> Kings Chamber of G1 had to have been placed into
> the chamber during construction of the pyramid
> because it was simply too large to have fitted
> inside and along the passages leading south from
> the Grand Gallery through the Antechamber and into
> the Kings Chamber.
>
> According to Petrie and subsequently the drawings
> by M&R this seems not to be the case.
>
> The height and width dimensions given by Petrie
> for the coffer are as follows.
>
> Height 41.31 inches 104.920 cm
> Width 38.507 inches 97.808 cm
>
> The Height and width dimensions given by M&R for
> the KC entrance are as follows.
>
> Height 115.00 cm
> Width 105.00 cm
>
>
> Close examination of photographs taken on a plane
> horizontal to the upper edge of the coffer seem to
> confirm this.
> The upper edge of the coffer being substantially
> lower than the first wall course, which in turn
> defines the height of the passageway.
>
>
>
>
> To this end I explored graphically the possibility
> of positioning the coffer within the passageway
> and the Antechamber.
>
> The coffer serving as a blocking stone or plug
> block at the KC entrance.
>
>
>
>
>
> It can be seen that the coffer wall thickness
> given by Petrie as 5.83" 14.808 cm, is a good
> match for the Antechamber vertical rib width given
> by M&R as 15 cm.
>
>



Your ”long held belief” is based on an observation by Petrie who stated:

”The coffer cannot have been put into the Pyramid after the King's Chamber was finished, as it is nearly an inch wider than the beginning of the ascending passage.”

The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh, Chapter 22, Section 173.



Dr. Troglodyte


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Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 2668 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 21:06
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 416 Sirfiroth 16-Nov-17 22:08
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 476 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:01
Irrelevant 382 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Irrelevant 407 Jon Ellison 17-Nov-17 09:01
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 358 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 380 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:18
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 401 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:27
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 311 cladking 17-Nov-17 15:35
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 413 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:43
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 320 cladking 18-Nov-17 14:58
Re: Wave form systems 328 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Wave form systems 262 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 18:41
Re: Wave form systems 413 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 23:00
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 220 John B 12-Jan-18 23:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 308 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 00:02
W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 474 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:24
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 401 Origyptian 17-Nov-17 04:32
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 409 Apap 17-Nov-17 23:01
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 300 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:35
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 369 Apap 21-Nov-17 00:55
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 329 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 06:08
on the other hand.... 310 Warwick 18-Nov-17 18:51
Re: on the other hand.... 337 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 19:41
Re: on the other hand.... 377 Origyptian 19-Nov-17 15:59
Re: on the other hand.... 334 Jon Ellison 20-Nov-17 19:13
Re: on the other hand.... 319 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 20:08
Re: on the other hand.... 261 DUNE 20-Nov-17 21:13
Re: on the other hand.... 261 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 22:39
Re: on the other hand.... 227 M. J. Thomas 20-Nov-17 23:53
Re: on the other hand.... 283 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 08:43
Re: on the other hand.... 268 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 09:48
Re: on the other hand.... 272 DUNE 21-Nov-17 10:29
Re: on the other hand.... 363 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 10:50
Re: on the other hand.... 281 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 11:19
Re: on the other hand.... 318 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 11:29
Re: on the other hand.... 292 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 13:38
Re: on the other hand.... 300 DUNE 21-Nov-17 15:54
Re: on the other hand.... 241 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:22
Re: on the other hand.... 248 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 16:30
Re: on the other hand.... 365 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:38
Re: on the other hand.... 205 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:48
Re: on the other hand.... 283 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:04
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 249 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 219 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:50
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 214 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:58
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 245 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 18:30
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 246 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 18:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 272 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:00
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 277 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:23
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 239 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:44
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 312 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 221 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:32
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 233 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:25
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 250 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 22:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 221 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 22:48
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 262 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 198 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:06
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 265 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:28
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 244 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:49
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 352 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 01:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 330 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 18:51
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 270 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:08
Re: on the other hand.... 231 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:43
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 350 Apap 22-Nov-17 18:14
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 348 Origyptian 22-Nov-17 19:13
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 438 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 22:02
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 376 Spiros 17-Nov-17 12:07
Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 376 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 02:31
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 266 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 11:26
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 244 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 18:24
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 236 Origyptian 25-Nov-17 19:02
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 256 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:08
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 233 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:32
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 276 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:17
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 372 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:57
Block Kings Chamber 609 Jon Ellison 30-Nov-17 10:38
Re: Block Kings Chamber 261 Open mind 12-Jan-18 06:32
Re: Block Kings Chamber 224 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 13:48
Re: Block Kings Chamber 183 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Block Kings Chamber 209 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:31
Re: Block Kings Chamber 184 Open mind 12-Jan-18 18:39
Re: Block Kings Chamber 206 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:47
Re: Block Kings Chamber 188 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:36
Re: Block Kings Chamber 229 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:50
Re: Block Kings Chamber 233 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 241 John B 12-Jan-18 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 226 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 23:25


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