## RE: [sl] King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid

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• virginia burt-- you are un- subscribed. sorry it took so long no excuse. barry
Message 1 of 3 , Aug 31, 2001
virginia burt--
you are un- subscribed.
sorry it took so long
no excuse.
barry

At 07:02 PM 8/21/01 -0400, you wrote:
>Hi there I would like to unsubscribe - we tried once to no avail - please
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>Sent: August 20, 2001 4:31 PM
>To: sacred landscape
>Subject: [sl] King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid
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>In The Orion Mystery p44 Bauval and Gilbert give the
>dimensions of The King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid as
>5.23 meters wide by 10.46 meters long by 5.81 meters high.
>Hence the floor of the chamber is a double square made up of
>two squares 5.23 meters to the side.
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>If the height of the chamber were 5.23, we would have a
>double cube, but its not, its 5.81 meters. Why the
>difference? Is there some way of deriving the height so
>that it makes geometric sense?
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>I set myself this problem the other day, figuring that
>someone conversant with sacred geometry ought to be able to
>figure it out.
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>It took me about half an hour, so here is my idea:
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>The height is one half the diagonal of the double square
>rectangle. In my calculation it is 5.84, or 3 centimeters
>difference from 5.81. This is a little more than one half a
>percent of the whole (5.81), close enough for the difference
>to be an error in measurement.
>
>Phi, the golden section, is .5 + (sqrt 5)/2. One half the
>diagonal of the double square rectangle is the (sqrt 5)/2
>part of the formula.
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>The use of a double square rectangle in the pyramid points
>to a knowledge of the golden section ratio, since the
>doublesquare rectangle is used in the geometric construction
>of phi. To find that the height of the King's Chamber is
>one half the diagonal of the rectangle is near conclusive
>evidence, since it is the diagonal of the doublesquare that
>is the key to the geometric construction of phi.
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>By the way, Stecchini (Secrets of the Great Pyramid p 322)
>says the pyramid and the King's Chamber is built in the
>royal cubit of 524.1483 milimeters. 5.23 meters/524.1483
>millimeters = 9.978 royal cubits. The chamber was meant to
>be 10 royal cubits wide by 20 royal cubits long. Errors in
>building, earthquake damage, or errors in measurement have
>shifted things a bit off the true royal cubit dimensions for
>the King's Chamber.
>
>Now if someone will tell me the religious meaning of the
>King's Chamber and the coffer in the Chamber, I'd be much
>obliged!
>
>Dan
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