What the physics of the pyramids of Egypt says today

What the physics of the pyramids of Egypt says today


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There is no doubt that physics is closely related to architecture, the grandiose and mysterious construction of the pyramids of Egypt is proof of this, although there are very certain and proven theories and hypotheses, there are still many more to be unveiled and there is no doubt that physics will be present in the mystical design of these wonderful constructions.

Physics had a lot to do with the majesty of the construction of the Egyptian pyramids.
Recently in 2013 findings found in excavations of a port that existed in the Red Sea have clarified some details about the enormous work that cost to make these buildings, papyrus found including the diary of the construction supervisor, in 2014 all this was discovered by the French Egyptologist Pierre Tallet.

Then in 2014 an American conducting some research found the remains of a port that served to carry materials through channels in the Nile River.

What the physics of the pyramids of Egypt says

Physics-related elements present in the pyramids of Egypt
A painting discovered in Djehutihotep’s tomb in 1900 BC showed that the technique for moving the blocks was to wet the sand, thus preventing the blocks from sinking into the ground and minimizing the rubbing of the sled where the large blocks were carried. Physicists say that by placing the right amount of water at 2 to 5 % vol. of sand they formed capillary bridges between the grains that reduced friction.

a system based on ramps to climb the blocks, a kind of spiral ramp, in 2017 another ramp hypothesis appeared using the radiography technique which detected a cavity the position and inclination of the shaft suggests a kind of ramp that was used in construction according to Egyptologists.

Cylinder-shaped structures moved the blocks, a system described in 2014 by American physicist Joseph West of Indiana State University and other experts described the use of cylindrical wooden shapes to allow the blocks to roll easily, West said that tying 3 wooden posts to a block turned a square section into a 12-sided polygon, so even a single person could roll a huge block of wood.