The Solution of the Pyramid Problem
by Robert Ballard
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Ltd. 1882
Number of pages: 109
With the firm conviction that the Pyramids of Egypt were built and employed, among other purposes, for one special, main, and important purpose of the greatest utility and convenience, I find it necessary before I can establish the theory I advance, to endeavor to determine the proportions and measures of one of the principal groups. I take that of Gïzeh as being the one affording most data, and as being probably one of the most important groups.
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