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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. 2902 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 21:06
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 484 Sirfiroth 16-Nov-17 22:08
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 559 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:01
Irrelevant 439 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Irrelevant 474 Jon Ellison 17-Nov-17 09:01
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 415 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 444 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:18
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 489 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:27
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 379 cladking 17-Nov-17 15:35
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 485 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:43
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 376 cladking 18-Nov-17 14:58
Re: Wave form systems 390 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Wave form systems 316 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 18:41
Re: Wave form systems 477 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 23:00
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 279 John B 12-Jan-18 23:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 375 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 00:02
W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 537 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:24
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 457 Origyptian 17-Nov-17 04:32
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 466 Apap 17-Nov-17 23:01
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 355 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:35
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 446 Apap 21-Nov-17 00:55
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 401 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 06:08
on the other hand.... 370 Warwick 18-Nov-17 18:51
Re: on the other hand.... 401 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 19:41
Re: on the other hand.... 444 Origyptian 19-Nov-17 15:59
Re: on the other hand.... 396 Jon Ellison 20-Nov-17 19:13
Re: on the other hand.... 370 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 20:08
Re: on the other hand.... 319 DUNE 20-Nov-17 21:13
Re: on the other hand.... 317 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 22:39
Re: on the other hand.... 283 M. J. Thomas 20-Nov-17 23:53
Re: on the other hand.... 336 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 08:43
Re: on the other hand.... 320 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 09:48
Re: on the other hand.... 325 DUNE 21-Nov-17 10:29
Re: on the other hand.... 420 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 10:50
Re: on the other hand.... 349 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 11:19
Re: on the other hand.... 373 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 11:29
Re: on the other hand.... 340 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 13:38
Re: on the other hand.... 365 DUNE 21-Nov-17 15:54
Re: on the other hand.... 303 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:22
Re: on the other hand.... 305 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 16:30
Re: on the other hand.... 424 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:38
Re: on the other hand.... 262 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:48
Re: on the other hand.... 334 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:04
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 326 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 281 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:50
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 265 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:58
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 296 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 18:30
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 295 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 18:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 355 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:00
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 328 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:23
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 290 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:44
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 365 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 274 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:32
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 288 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:25
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 326 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 22:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 279 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 22:48
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 328 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 264 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:06
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 313 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:28
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 300 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:49
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 421 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 01:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 385 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 18:51
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 323 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:08
Re: on the other hand.... 280 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:43
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 428 Apap 22-Nov-17 18:14
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 421 Origyptian 22-Nov-17 19:13
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 517 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 22:02
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 430 Spiros 17-Nov-17 12:07
Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 438 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 02:31
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 327 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 11:26
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 315 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 18:24
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 291 Origyptian 25-Nov-17 19:02
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 319 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:08
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 293 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:32
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 343 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:17
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 453 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:57
Block Kings Chamber 820 Jon Ellison 30-Nov-17 10:38
Re: Block Kings Chamber 322 Open mind 12-Jan-18 06:32
Re: Block Kings Chamber 278 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 13:48
Re: Block Kings Chamber 248 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Block Kings Chamber 268 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:31
Re: Block Kings Chamber 244 Open mind 12-Jan-18 18:39
Re: Block Kings Chamber 265 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:47
Re: Block Kings Chamber 249 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:36
Re: Block Kings Chamber 285 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:50
Re: Block Kings Chamber 294 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 293 John B 12-Jan-18 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 284 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 23:25


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