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Terminologies in Egyptian Architecture

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The Grand Gallery inside the Great Pyramid of Khufu. The towering Grand Gallery is 8.7 meters high. It climbs up toward the King's Chamber. Note the steps and handrail at the bottom which were added in recent years.

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You can see the differnt layers of stonework on The Great Pyramid. 4th Dynasty, Pharaoh Khufu, begun in 2584 BCE.

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The same alignment of corners has been noticed at other 'Heliopean' pyramids.

Men-Kau-Re (c. 2551-2523 BC), 5th king of the 4th Dynasty, Old Kingdom. Men-Kau-Re was the throne name of the son of Khafre and the grandson of Khufu, the 4th and 2nd kings of the 4th dynasty, respectively. detail

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