Hidden 30-Foot Corridor Discovered In Nice Pyramid Of Giza
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Archeologists in Egypt introduced in the present day that that they had found a 30-foot hallway within the Nice Pyramid of Giza. The 6-ft excessive area, sealed off from the remaining, is just not the mysterious void detected years in the past above the King’s Chamber, however one other one above the principle entrance. It was reported earlier than however seems to be a bigger chamber than the “small void” beforehand described. NPR:
Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass and the nation’s Minister for Tourism Ahmed Eissa, introduced the invention Thursday at an unveiling ceremony exterior the pyramid. The Scan Pyramids undertaking [previously at Boing Boing], a world program that makes use of scans to take a look at unexplored sections of the traditional construction, was credited for the discover. In line with Christian Grosse, Professor of Non-destructive Testing on the Technical College of Munich and a number one member of the undertaking, varied scanning methods have been deployed to find the chamber, together with ultrasound measurements and floor penetrating radars. He hopes these methods will result in additional findings inside the pyramid. “There are two massive limestones on the finish chamber, and now the query is what’s behind these stones and under the chamber,” Grosse stated.
By ROB BESCHIZZA
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