A collection of unusual history trivia and facts, focusing on early history.
Friday, May 11, 2012
Great Pyramid Ramp
French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin theorizes that the Great Pyramid was built using a spiral internal ramp similar to those in a parking garage. The grand gallery has such a high ceiling so that it could be left open to hold counterweights set on rollers until near the end of the project. See an exploration of supporting evidence in National Geographic: Unlocking the Great Pyramid