How accurate is the Pyramid of Giza?

How accurate is the Pyramid of Giza?

“The builders of the Great Pyramid of Khufu aligned the great monument to the cardinal points with an accuracy of better than four minutes of arc, or one-fifteenth of one degree,” Glen Dash, an engineer who studies the Giza pyramids, wrote in a paper published recently in The Journal of Ancient Egyptian Architecture.

How were the pyramids so accurate?

The ancient Egyptians used two bright stars in the Big Dipper and Little Dipper constellations to align their pyramids in a north-south direction, a British Egyptologist says. This could pin down the dates of the Old Kingdom of Egypt – the oldest fixed dates in history.” …

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