Skip to comments.Khufu Pyramid: King's Chamber, Tomb View
Posted on 09/27/2005 10:02:31 AM PDT by SunkenCiv
This is the chamber where King Khufu was ultimately buried. Unfortunately, all that remains in this sacred space is the king's sarcophagus made of large blocks of red granite. Khufu's body, along with his earthly possessions, were looted before archaeologists arrived. Some of the colossal ceiling stones for the King's Chamber weigh as much as 9 tons. This chamber, which lies 95 meters below the apex of the pyramid, is a remarkable space in which to stand and some visitors come from points far and near to meditate here.
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Posted on 01/13/2005 8:03:55 PM PST by SunkenCiv
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Must of been buried in New Orleans
Cool article...I needed the break.
You are appreciated...great pictures!
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