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The site www.cheops-pyramide.ch is about how Egyptians were able to achieve an incredible precision when measuring with simple techniques. I'm going to summarize it. 1. Right angles in the corner The base of the Cheops pyramid forms a perfect square - the deviation from the 90° angle is a maximum of one minute, which is very precise when you consider the ...


The exact methods used to construct the great pyramids are not known. Currently the authoritative work on this subject is a book by the German, Dieter Arnold "Building in Egypt: Pharaonic Stone Masonry". Personally I find the book by Somers and Engelbach entitled "Ancient Egyptian Construction and Architecture" to be superior in some respects, although it is ...

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