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Re: Scientist Says Concrete Was Used in Pyramids

Subject: Re: Scientist Says Concrete Was Used in Pyramids
From: Florian
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2006 00:45:53 +0100
Newsgroups: sci.archaeology
Kendall K. Down <[email protected]> wrote:

> Exactly. Now there are over a million blocks of stone in the Great Pyramid:
> if we assume that the pyramid workers waited four hours between blocks, but
> worked 24x7x52, then we are looking at 456 years to build the pyramid.
> Someone with more mathematical expertise than I have can tackle the task of
> working out a more realistic time, considering that work could proceed from
> multiple centres, but no shuttering can be introduced between blocks (there
> isn't room), but I'm confident that it would still come out to considerably
> longer than the reign of Khufu.

Certainly not, especially when you consider that most of the pyramid is
built with carved stones.


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