The Great Pyramid (a.k.a. King Cheops Pyramid)

14 April 2002

    Out of loyalty to my culture, I conducted this research about the Great Pyramid. Having seen the pyramids myself and to be born where this ancient civilization was established, were among the reasons that I carried out this research.

    As you might already know it is the only remaining wonder of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, and it has opposed time, and all natural phenomena like earthquakes or floods. It was the tallest building for more than 4000 years, only to be surpassed in height in the 19th century AD by the Empire State building. It is the oldest, most massive, most surveyed, most mysterious building in the world.


The purpose of building the pyramid (Why?)

      The pyramids originally are nothing but tombs that are built to keep the body of the king after death, till the afterlife. There are about 110 pyramids in Egypt; three of them are the biggest and most famous of all of them. To make it clearer the pyramid was like the “stairway to heaven” for the dead Pharaoh (i.e. the Egyptian king) to ascent to his rightful place alongside the Sun god whose name is Ra. That was the case with many, many kings but what is mysterious about the king who built the Great Pyramid is that in his pyramid, there was no body of any king, no mummies, no inscriptions, no treasures were found. NO even a trace of burial was found and to be assumed to have been stolen at any time through the ages. The Great Pyramid was built by the king Cheops (Khufu). We don’t know much about the king Cheops and we have NO idea about the architect. There is only one known statue of Khufu (a.k.a. Cheops), a small 3" high ivory statuette.


     The GP is different from all the other pyramids found in Egypt. The passage and chamber system inside the GP is the most complex by far of any other Pyramid in Egypt.    What makes it even more enigmatic, we do not know for sure how or why it was built. There were dozens of strange theories about the purpose of the pyramids, some of them make sense (Probably the polished surfaces of the original mantle on the sides of the pyramid reflected heat, sunlight, and moonlight and was used as to aid Nile river navigation at night) while other theories are good enough for Hollywood movies (like their being used for landing alien spaceships).  King Cheops commissioned the construction of his pyramid sometime in around 2600 BC. Did he have any idea it would take almost from 20 to 30 years to build it? Maybe and maybe not. History tells us almost know nothing about this king, and we have no written records how the GP was constructed.

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Who? Those who built the pyramids are…… Egyptians and only Egyptians. Unfortunately, there were many theories of the identity of the builder, trying to rob the ancient Egyptians of what is among their most enduring accomplishments. They were ancient Egyptians, not Atlanteans, aliens, or angels. MARK LEHNER, (Archaeologist, Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago), "The New Agers sometimes want to say the pyramids were very sophisticated, technologically sophisticated people who built these things, they were not primitive. Well, actually there's a certain irony here, because they say they were very sophisticated technological civilizations and societies that built the pyramids and the Sphinx, and yet they weren't the ones that we find. So to me, it's these suggestions that are really denigrating the people whose names, bodies, family relationships, tools, bakeries that we actually find. But the bottom line is the builder of the pyramid was Egyptian.


That kind of paintings shows that the builders of the pyramids were Egyptian:


    Recently about 600 skeletons were found that belong to people who contributed to constructing the pyramid that proved that the builders of the pyramids were Egyptian. Some of them had accidents like broken arm or leg. If the builders were some people other than the Egyptians, we would at least find an evidence for their existence at that time. For example, no single shard of “Atlantean” pottery (from Atlantis, which some claim is a lost civilization) has ever been found there; no hint of an “Atlantean” language no mention of any lost or super civilization in their historical record.


Now I will demonstrate how the Great Pyramid is the greatest building in the world from the physical, architectural, astronomical, arithmetical, prophetical standpoints.




Now let’s talk about the pyramid physically, how big, how high, how heavy, how wide, how steep and how deep. It is thirty times larger than the Empire State Building; the Pyramid’s features are large enough to be seen from the moon. If all the stone in the GP was sawed into blocks one foot on an edge and then laid end to end, they would stretch two thirds the distance around the earth at the equator. It stands at 146.6 m (480 ft) high, having lost 9.5 m (31 ft) mostly in the missing apex.

When it was built, it was the heaviest building on earth, around 6 million tones. It consisted about 2, 300, 000 limestone and granite blocks. The average weight of a block is 2.5 tons. (1 ton = 1,000 kgs) This is equivalent to the weight of 25 refrigerators. It usually takes two people to install just one refrigerator. Let’s imagine how many people are needed to move the weight of 25 refrigerators at once!! 

The base of the GP is a square with each side measuring 756 feet, covering an area of 13 acres. Nearly 10 football fields could fit within the base. If you walked around the base of the GP, you’d walk 3,024 ft. That’s like walking up and down a football field eight times. 

Each side of the GP rises at an angle of 51.5 degrees to the top. Each side amazingly is aligned almost exactly with true North, south, east, west, as if the GP is a huge compass. The incredible precision is clear in the alignment which is subject to an error of only 0.015%. 

When you arrive at the burial chamber, through a long narrow, steep passageway, you will be 66 ft (20 m) beneath the foundation with over 6 million tons of stone piled above you. The passageway, which is called the descending passageway, is usually closed to visitors but you can have a virtual tour of it and the chamber in some websites.

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The pyramid is at the earth's center.

The pyramid lies in the centre of gravity of the continents, which means it is located at the exact center of the Earth’s land mass. William Petrie, a pyramidologist, showed that the meridian line that runs due north and south and bisects the base of the pyramid contains more land and less sea than any other. He also showed that the latitude, 30 degrees north also contains more land and less sea than any other. Thus the Great Pyramid can be said to be at the very centre of the land mass of the Earth.


Not only the GP is the largest pyramid ever built, but also it conceals a compelling geometric form of internal passages, chambers, airshafts, and many other features in no other pyramid. Most notable among these features are the king’s chamber and its granite coffer and the queen’s chamber and its niche.

      Another example is how the massive, extremely heavy blocks were moved from the borders of Egypt and brought to the site of the construction and how they were raised to the height of the rising pyramid. At this time there was no invention of the wheel yet and it would have been of very limited use on the soft, muddy ground, so probably they had to use the sleds to drag them manually.

   Like 20th century bridge designs, the Pyramid’s cornerstones have balls and sockets built into them. The pyramid has proven impressively that it can stand all the expansion and contraction movements from heat and cold, as well as earthquakes, settling and other such phenomena after all these centuries.

     Another marvelous example is: The accuracy of the building is most remarkable. The base is an almost perfect square. The difference between the longest and shortest sides is only 20 centimeters. Amazingly, the outside surface stones are cut within 0.01 inch of perfectly straight and nearly perfect right angles for all six sides. And they were placed together with an intentional gap between them of 0.02 inch. Modern technology using laser-aided measuring instruments could not achieve greater accuracy than this in the pyramid. The gap was used to allow space for glue to seal and hold the stones together. White cement that connected the casing stones and made them watertight (waterproof) is still intact and stronger than the blocks themselves.

     Each side of the GP rises at an angle of exactly 51.5 degrees to the top. Each of the sides is aligned to the N, S, E, and W.  For a pyramid to be built, each of the four triangular-shaped sides must slope up and towards each other at the same angle so they meet at a point at the top. They started building layer by layer from the bottom. Imagine the architects checking their work to avoid any tiny error at the bottom that could grow into a very large error by the time the workers reached the top.


    Look at the well-known three pyramids through the below aerial right-side picture. At first glance they seem to be imperfectly positioned. But things will become a little clearer if you compared it to the Belt Stars of Orion at the left side. The layout of the pyramids and the arrangement of the stars in the belt of Orion were clearly intentional.



We know from geometry that there is a universal relationship between the diameter of a circle and its circumference. Consider this: The height of the Pyramid's apex is 5,812.98 inches, and each side is 9,131 inches from corner to corner (in a straight line). If the circumference of the Pyramid is divided by twice its height (the diameter of a circle is twice the radius), the result is 3.14159, which just happens to be pi. Incredibly, this calculation is accurate to six digits. So the Pyramid is a square circle, and thus pi was designed into it 4,600 years ago. Pi is demonstrated many times throughout the Pyramid. This is the PI mystery plus other geometric theories like the Pythagoras or Fibonacci that you can find in many measurements in the pyramid.

Value of Pi: The perimeter of the base divided by twice the height = Pi to 5 decimal places {9131*4/5813*2 = 3.141579+}

Mean Earth Temperature: The average temperature of Egypt equals the average temperature of earth = avg. temperature of Queen's Chamber = 68 degrees Fahrenheit. Average Land Height: The average height of land above sea level for the earth is 5449 inches. This is also the height of the pyramid without the missing capstone. The design of the Pyramid was such that was able to model a globe. This may only occur at a precise pyramid slope angle of 51 degrees 51 minutes 14 seconds; the Great Pyramid has this very same slope angle. This is because the ratio of the pyramid height to its base perimeter is exactly twice pi.

The Great Pyramid not only reflects the Earth in volume and area but also in weight, for its estimated mass of 5.955 Million tones is approximately one billionth of the estimated mass of the Earth. (5.9 x 10 21 tones). As it is apparent through the researches the great pyramid reflects in numbers and symbols the Earth in volume, area, weight, and the four directions!!! What about the earth’s history? Well, you’ll find out about this in the next paragraph.


      Isaac Newton was one of the famous people who were obsessed by the GP. He made a very important discovery that led to deciphering a code in the stones of the pyramids. He discovered that the inch that was used by the ancient Egyptians is just 0.001 than the British inch that is widely used today. In the descending and the ascending passages when years are substituted for inches, the passages of the Great Pyramid become a prophetic calendar! Those are the historical years that were represented through the two passages. 

Here is just a sample:

Birth of Adam, 4128.25 B.C.OR inches

Exodus of Jews from Egypt, 1453 B.C. OR inches {junction of Ascending & Descending passages}

Birth of Jesus, Sept. 29, 2 B.C.OR inches {intersection of Queen's Chamber floor level with Ascending Passage}

Baptism of Jesus, Oct. 5, 29 A.D.OR inches

Crucifixion of Jesus, April 3, 33 A.D.OR inches {beginning of Grand Gallery}

Start of WWI, 1914 A.D.OR inches {end of Grand Gallery}

Some scholars say that it is the “bible in stone” because of the many coincidences between some parts in the bible and the geometry of the pyramid! The next is only one example of many, many others available on the internet:


In that day there shall be an altar to the Lord in the midst of Egypt, and a monument at the Border there of to the Lord. And it shall be for a sign, and a witness to the Lord of Hosts in the land of Egypt.

There many ways to analyze the above text from the bible. One of them has an obvious connection with the Great Pyramid. Of course, being located both "in the midst" of Egypt and at the same time "at the border" seems to be a logical impossibility. However, in ancient times before the unification of the country, there was Lower Egypt (north) and Upper Egypt (south). The borderline between the two Egypts goes right through the Pyramid, thus placing the Pyramid both in the center and at the border of Egypt. The Great Pyramid located as it is at the virtual center of the Earths land mass and at the centre of Egypt is built upon the Giza plateau. Furthermore, the Great Pyramid is sometimes called the "Great Pyramid of Gizeh". "Gizeh" means "border', thus indicating in still another way that the Pyramid is associated with a "border". Thus by two separate sets of triple confirmation, the Great Pyramid answers the apparent riddle of being at both the border and center of Egypt.

If this fact is not convincing enough of the scriptural significance of this structure, consider the following; When the Hebrew letters (In the Hebrew language each individual letter has a numerical value) from Isaiah19:19 describing the Lord's monument are added together, the sum is 5,449 (without the missing capstone).This is the exact height, in inches, of the Great Pyramid. These inches are the standard of linear measurement encoded within the Great Pyramid itself.


    The ancient Egyptian civilization was one of the earliest civilizations together with India, China. But Egypt provides the earliest written records of human experiences to be the first people to invent or adopt a writing system about 3100 BC. For this one reason you can say history (or let’s say recorded history) began in Egypt. There is one strange thing about this civilization, that nobody can explain it. From the very beginning, Egypt appears to be mature, old and entirely without mythical or heroic ages, as if the civilization went through no stages. It had no infancy; no one can see the natural progress of any civilization with the Egyptian one. It seems that they were already civilized and mature!! That civilization came in peace and left in peace with no helpful traces left behind to answer any of our questions! Personally, though I am sure about the builders of the pyramid, who were solely Egyptians, obviously I can see a mysterious source knowledge (maybe divine, supernatural, astrological, or extraterrestrial) that was almost involved with every tiny part of the construction. What was the science or knowledge used to build the Great Pyramid? Maybe we will never answer this question. Whatever was that kind of knowledge they used, the Great Pyramid that the ancient Egyptians built will stay forever stating in bricks and stones that it deserves to be called the “Great” pyramid.


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