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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. 2358 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 21:06
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 336 Sirfiroth 16-Nov-17 22:08
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 350 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:01
Irrelevant 295 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Irrelevant 319 Jon Ellison 17-Nov-17 09:01
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 261 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 299 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:18
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 312 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:27
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 231 cladking 17-Nov-17 15:35
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 308 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:43
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 250 cladking 18-Nov-17 14:58
Re: Wave form systems 253 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Wave form systems 188 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 18:41
Re: Wave form systems 310 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 23:00
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 150 John B 12-Jan-18 23:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 213 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 00:02
W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 366 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:24
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 309 Origyptian 17-Nov-17 04:32
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 274 Apap 17-Nov-17 23:01
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 228 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:35
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 228 Apap 21-Nov-17 00:55
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 245 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 06:08
on the other hand.... 229 Warwick 18-Nov-17 18:51
Re: on the other hand.... 273 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 19:41
Re: on the other hand.... 282 Origyptian 19-Nov-17 15:59
Re: on the other hand.... 246 Jon Ellison 20-Nov-17 19:13
Re: on the other hand.... 227 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 20:08
Re: on the other hand.... 184 DUNE 20-Nov-17 21:13
Re: on the other hand.... 185 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 22:39
Re: on the other hand.... 137 M. J. Thomas 20-Nov-17 23:53
Re: on the other hand.... 219 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 08:43
Re: on the other hand.... 204 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 09:48
Re: on the other hand.... 197 DUNE 21-Nov-17 10:29
Re: on the other hand.... 281 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 10:50
Re: on the other hand.... 215 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 11:19
Re: on the other hand.... 211 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 11:29
Re: on the other hand.... 219 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 13:38
Re: on the other hand.... 227 DUNE 21-Nov-17 15:54
Re: on the other hand.... 175 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:22
Re: on the other hand.... 180 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 16:30
Re: on the other hand.... 246 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:38
Re: on the other hand.... 139 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:48
Re: on the other hand.... 214 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:04
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 188 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 151 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:50
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 150 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:58
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 165 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 18:30
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 156 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 18:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 195 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:00
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 207 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:23
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 159 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:44
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 229 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 151 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:32
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 151 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:25
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 170 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 22:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 150 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 22:48
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 198 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 134 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:06
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 194 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:28
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 166 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:49
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 278 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 01:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 229 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 18:51
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 201 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:08
Re: on the other hand.... 154 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:43
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 210 Apap 22-Nov-17 18:14
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 258 Origyptian 22-Nov-17 19:13
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 318 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 22:02
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 297 Spiros 17-Nov-17 12:07
Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 313 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 02:31
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 170 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 11:26
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 162 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 18:24
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 166 Origyptian 25-Nov-17 19:02
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 184 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:08
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 156 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:32
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 186 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:17
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 256 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:57
Block Kings Chamber 386 Jon Ellison 30-Nov-17 10:38
Re: Block Kings Chamber 185 Open mind 12-Jan-18 06:32
Re: Block Kings Chamber 150 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 13:48
Re: Block Kings Chamber 131 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Block Kings Chamber 125 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:31
Re: Block Kings Chamber 118 Open mind 12-Jan-18 18:39
Re: Block Kings Chamber 117 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:47
Re: Block Kings Chamber 131 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:36
Re: Block Kings Chamber 173 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:50
Re: Block Kings Chamber 148 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 156 John B 12-Jan-18 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 130 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 23:25


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