Scientists Discover New Chamber in The Great Pyramid of Giza
Written by: Tanya Patel - November 3, 2017
The Nature journal reported a secret chamber was discovered by scientists inside the Great Pyramid of Giza dated back more than two thousand years.
It has been revealed the 98 feet long chamber is believed to be from 2560 B.C. This discovery explains how the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Khufu was built. The pyramid is also named after the pharaoh Khufu.
A researcher was quoted saying, “Despite being one of the oldest and largest monuments on Earth, there is no consensus about how (Khufu) was built. To better understand its (Khufu’s) internal structure, we imaged the pyramid using muons, which are by products of cosmic rays that are only partially absorbed by stone”
The 4,500 year old pyramid has three large interior chambers with a series of passageways. But the recently discovered chamber is the most mesmerizing of them all and sits directly above the other chambers.
One of the researchers from Paris, Mehdi Tayoubi said, “We don’t know whether this big void is horizontal or inclined. We don’t know if this void is made by one structure or several successive structures.”
He further added, “What we are sure about is that this big void is there, that it is impressive… and that it was not expected as far as I know by any sort of theory.”
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