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PostPosted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:39 pm    Post subject: The Bent Pyramid guide Reply with quote

Hi all,

I have just posted my bent pyramid guide, hope you find it of some interest.

https://www.academia.edu/33892681/The_Bent_Pyramid_A_Laymans_Guide_part_1
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi all,
I have just posted up part 2 of my Bent pyramid guide.

https://www.academia.edu/34122397/The_Bent_Pyramid_A_Laymans_Guide_part_2
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:44 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

" 'Bent' pyramid: Egypt opens ancient oddity for tourism " (The Guardian / Reuters, 14 Jul 2019)
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Egypt has opened to visitors the “bent” pyramid built for the pharaoh Sneferu, a 101-metre structure south of Cairo that marks a key step in the evolution of pyramid construction.

Tourists will now be able to clamber down a 79-metre long, narrow tunnel from a raised entrance on the pyramid’s northern face, to reach two chambers deep inside the 4,600-year-old structure. ...


With a short video ...

" Egypt reopens Bent Pyramid to public for first time since 1965 " (Sky News, 14 Jul 2019)
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... Visitors will also be able to enter an adjoining 18-metre high "side pyramid", possibly for Sneferu's wife Hetepheres. ...


In Egyptology, it is now assumed that it is not the tomb of Hetepheres. Rather, it is a cult pyramid / a south tomb for Sneferu. See ...

Julia Budka : Die Kultpyramide - Überlegungen zur Entwicklungsgeschichte, Bedeutung und Funktion. - In: Basel Egyptology Prize 1. - [Aegyptiaca Helvetica 17]. - Basel : Schwabe, 2003. - ISBN : 978-3-7965-1993-2. - pp. 145 - 162. - Page 147 :
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... Auch die Knickpyramide des Snofru in Dahschur weist an ihrer Südseite eine kleinere Pyramide mit 55 m Seitenlänge und einer Höhe von 32 m auf [DAIK, 2001]. Aufgrund dort gefundener Baugraffiti, die fälschlicherweise als Name der Hetepheres gedeutet wurden, kam eine Identifizierung der Pyramide als Grab der Gemahlin des Snofru und Mutter des Cheops auf. Diese Deutung widerlegte jedoch bereits Varille kurze Zeit später [Varille, Snefrou, 11 mit Anm. 2.]. Zudem ergab eine Aufnahme der Innenräume der Nebenpyramide, dass diese zu klein für eine Bestattung sind [Fakhry, Seneferu, 94, Abb. 55.]. Die inneren Kammern und Gänge sind relativ kompliziert aufgebaut, mit dem nördlichen System der Hauptpyramide vergleichbar ...

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... Also, the bent pyramid of Snofru in Dahshur has on its south side a smaller pyramid with a side length of 55 m and a height of 32 m [DAIK, 2001]. Due to construction graffiti found there, which were mistakenly interpreted as the name of Hetepheres, an identification of the pyramid as a tomb of the wife of Snofru and mother of Cheops came on. However, this interpretation refuted Varille a short time later [Varille, Snefrou, 11 with Note 2]. In addition, a survey of the interior of the side pyramid revealed that these are too small for a funeral [Fakhry, Seneferu, 94, Fig. 55.]. The inner chambers and corridors are relatively complicated, comparable to the northern system of the main pyramid ...




Also note the "ascending passage", a role model for the "Great Gallery" of Cheops in Giza?

Greetings, Lutz.
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