The Tricks Of The Pyramid Builders

The Surveying and Construction of the Egyptian Pyramids – by Eckart Unterberger

right angle
auxiliary square

Previous methods and findings under discussion

My new methods and findings

The right angle of the pyramid base was measured in an extremely accurate way. All the methods mentioned in literature so far are however too inexact for large distances.

The Auxiliary Square Method:

This is the only method that produces accurate results and is fully geared to the other surveying techniques used.


© 2009 Eckart Unterberger