A Conversation for The Great Pyramid, Giza, Egypt

Watermarks & Secret Passages

Post 1

Future World Dictator (13)

Re watermarks, is that a sarcastic 'Interesting' or an actually-there-might-be-something-in-that 'Interesting'?

And if there all these passages yet to be explored (after all, rocks don't grow handles all by themselves), why doesn't anyone explore them?

Watermarks & Secret Passages

Post 2

Gnomon - time to move on

That was a sarcastic "interesting".

Rocks do not grow handles. But unfortunately, the slab with the handles is a long way (50m ?) up a shaft which is only 20 cm wide. You'd have to build a special machine to get to it and open it. You'd also have to get permission from the Egyptian government, which could take a long time. They're reluctant to let people damage the pyramids any more because there are so many people trying to dismantle them, convinced there are secret passages.

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Post 3

Gnomon - time to move on

I heard a rumour that they built a robot which went up the shaft and opened the door. Behind it was ...

another door.

smiley - biggrin

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