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French Architect Discovers New Rooms in Ancient Khufu Pyramid

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French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin unveiled in Paris on Thursday the existence of two hidden and so far unknown rooms in Egypt’s Great Pyramid.No one had ever suspected the existence of any such rooms.But in his many visits to Khufu’s king’s chamber, Houdin noticed that one stone element in the burial room was not supporting any weight and therefore had once been a passage.According to funeral rites of ancient Egypt, kings would be buried with all their belongings in close proximity. In other pyramids these items are situated in a room adjacent to the burial room.

For the full article with Video and diagrams see Talking Pyramids

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Written by Kregor

February 19, 2011 at 9:35 pm

Posted in Archaeology, Ramblings

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