It also suggests that the Pyramid is not the burial place for a king but a centre of power.It is of no surprise that the Ancient Egyptian section of the Ministry of State of Antiquities vehemently refuted such results, brandishing the archaeologists as “amateurs”, and reemphasising that the Great Pyramid belongs to King Khufu, the second king of the fourth dynasty, and that it was built during his reign to be used as his royal burial place for eternity.
The Pyramids of Giza consist of the Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Cheops or Khufu and constructed c.
Tags Abydos, ancient Egypt, burial chamber, context, Dashur, Djoser, Dynasty 1, Dynasty 2, Dynasty 3, Dynasty 4, Dynasty 5, fringe, Giza, Great Pyramid, Khasekhemwy, Khufu, Meidum, necropolis, orthodox, Pyramid Texts, royal, Saqqara, sarcophagus, Sneferu, tomb, tomb robbing Probably no monument of ancient Egypt has been so intensively poked, prodded, explored, researched, and published as the Great Pyramid.
Similarly, among fringe circles, no monument of ancient Egypt has suffered so many bizarre speculations as the Great Pyramid: from the landing site of alien spacecraft championed by Zecharia Sitchin (1980) to a giant psi-org energy plant posited by Moustafa Gadalla (2003).
Other decidedly odd fringe arguments for the Great Pyramid include a colossal water pump and nuclear reactor.
Fringe themes range far and wide, but in the end none of them stands up to scrutiny.