The Great Pyramid from El Giza has been the subject of many research endeavors. Many archeologists wrote about and probed it with everything they had at hand. It would seem that the pyramid is fresh out of mysteries. Or not! The Great Pyramid continues to amaze researchers with its historical marvels.
The Great Pyramid is part of a much larger complex comprised of three pyramids. It is considered to be the largest of all three. Known as the Seventh Wonder of the World, The Great Pyramid or the pyramid of Cheops was built during the Egypt’s Fourth Dynasty. Researchers believe that the construction itself took 10 to 20 year to be completed. According to the reference found, it seem that the workers began construction around 2580 BC and completed it around 2560 BC.
The structure itself has two large chamber: one embedded in the rock and one that is considered to the interment chamber for the King and the Queen. Lately an archeological excavation came up with some amazing result.
Using state-of-the-art non-invasive technology, researchers planned to map the interior of the Great Pyramid. So by using gadgets like thermography, muon radiography and enhanced 3D reconstructions software, scientists plan to chart the interior of the pyramid.
In the first phase of their scanning, they have registered a thermal anomaly very close to the base. Basically, the equipment is being used to measure the thermal output of every material from the pyramid. The scanning also took into account the day-night cycle. Equipment was set up early in the morning. The gadgets would come to life when the Sun was high up, engulfing the Giza region into a sea of fire.
The scientists also take into account several other parameters such as internal air currents. During one of their sweep, they picked up a thermal anomaly of 6 degrees. Similar scans were conducted in other pyramids, but the device never registered values higher than 0.5 degrees.
The Great Pyramid continues to amaze researchers with its hidden wonders. Egyptologists speculate that the variation in temperature could signify that, somewhere inside the bowels of this ancient beast, there is another chamber, not yet discovered.
Although spirits are up and gear is up and running day and night, many are quite skeptical in regard to this new finding. They say that a variation this high can pinpoint to other things such as scan error or even human error.
Additional scanning of the Pyramid is being conducted in order to verify the credibility of the findings.
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