The Mathematics of the Great Pyramid


The Subterranean Passages and Chambers

The Descending Passage terminates at a smaller horizontal passage that leads through a small anti-chamber to the Subterranean Chamber called the Chamber of Ordeal or the Chamber of Central fire. An even smaller and lower horizontal passage called the Dead End Passage, begins at the south eastern corner of the subterranean Chamber and leads to a dead end.

The two lower chambers mimic the two uppermost chambers, the King’s Chamber and its anti-chamber, in that a large chamber is proceeded by a smaller chamber. But the similarity ends there as they are the complete opposite of each other. The upper anti chamber is the most complicated chamber in the pyramid while the Subterranean anti-chamber is basically a rough upward and westward enlargement of the passage. The King’s Chamber, the pyramid’s masterpiece, is the most precise construction in the whole pyramid, while the Subterranean Chamber, the largest chamber in the pyramid, is of the poorest construction, looking unfinished with an amorphous topographical map like floor angling up to 10 inches from the ceiling in the extreme western end. Every thing about it makes one not want to be there.

The numbers of the measurements are another matter altogether.  The first number encountered is 219.089023 inches (square root of 4800), which is the distance from the passage’s entrance to the north wall of the Anti-Chamber. The quotient of dividing it by 6 is 36.51483716, 10 times the Third Line-Action ratio in the square root of 10 world, as well as the ideal time for the Earth’s revolution around the Sun. Its inverse, minus the first two 0’s after the decimal point, is .4564354646 (the square root of .2083333) which is one eighth of 3.651483716. 219.089023 and it’s sixth part’s square are significant because both numbers also appear in the first section of the Ascending Passage. An additional .2567 would bring it to 219.3457251, whose square is 4811252243, which, when divided by 100 is the foot height of the pyramid and the inch measure from the pyramid’s entrance to the scored lines.

None of the anti-chamber’s sides have the same measurements, with up to a 2 inch difference between both the north and south sides, and the east and west sides, making it difficult to determine what was intended. It could have been carved out of square through poor workmanship or intention. The area, volume, arris or some other geometric measure could have been the important part, but there too many possibilities to decide on any one. The eastern side along the passage wall itself, measures 72.004167 inches. This is .0424 of an inch short of 72.04841176, whose square root is 8.4883358, which, times 1000 is the floor area of the King’s Chamber. Although the two 72 numbers, as numbers, are as different from one another as one is from two, they are close in terms of measurements in a chamber carved out of solid rock, as .04 is just a little bit larger than the thickness of a fingernail. It is very hard to determine what the intended number is because making an adjustment for one number affects all the other separate numbers comprising the passage. The same problem exists with the height of the chamber, but more so because the ceiling is even more irregular and there is no floor to speak of to measure from.

  So, even though the Great Pyramid is mostly made up of clear, precise irrational numbers that are basic ratios, those that are close to these numbers should also be taken note of, especially here, since the very next number encountered, 291.08923 inches, the distance from beginning of the passage to the south side of the anti-chamber, is .2 of an inch from 291.3440163, which, when squared is the same 84881.33585, the floor area of the King’s Chamber.

The distance between the south side of the anti-chamber and the north side of the Subterranean Chamber is 59.62847935 inches (square root of 3555.55555) and though there is no actual thing between them to measure, a lot happens numerically. First of all, times 100, this number is the sum of the two navigable angled passages, the Descending Passage and the Grand Gallery, and could be considered the Subterranean Passage’s condensed version of the them. Divided by 4.4721356 ( square root of 20 and Fourth Line to First Line ratio in the square root of 10 world) the quotient is 3.651483716 (the action ratio) squared, and times 4.8 is the displacement number 286.2167011.

 The north-south centerline passes through this space 8.0997634 inches south of the Anti-Chamber and 299.192954 inches south of the beginning of the Passage.

 The 4472.1356 inches that runs downward from the pyramid’s entrance and then upward to the base of the Great Step, also has a counterpart that runs all the way down the Descending Passage and terminates within the 59.62847935 space between the Anti-chamber and the Subterranean chamber, 324.8268649 inches south from the beginning of the passage.

There are a few composite measurements of importance north of the Subterranean Chamber. The first one is the sum of the distance (278.1994344 inches) from the middle of the Well Shaft entrance dropped to the passage floor, down to the bottom end of the passage, plus the distance (350.72167 inches) from there to the entrance to the Subterranean Chamber. This sum is 628.9211044, the same Golden Proportion pi times 2, that is the distance in the Descending Passage, from the Scored Lines to the Ascending Passage. So this number proceeds both an entrance to a passage, and a chamber.

The next one is the inverse (.001546554123) of the sum (646.598774 inches) of the distance from the northern corner of the Well Shaft to the bottom end of the passage (295.877104 inches)and the distance (350.72167 inches)from there to the Subterranean Chamber. The length of the Ascending Passage is 1546.550789 inches, a difference of .00333 of an inch.

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