What is behind the second door in the Great Pyramid?

What is behind the second door in the Great Pyramid?

Spence believes the second "door" at the back of the room, which is rough and unfinished, is merely the terminus of the shaft. "It's most likely a backing stone—there won't be another chamber behind it, it wouldn't make sense," she explains. "But who knows? Maybe in 100 years someone will find something interesting."

The Great Pyramid was built as a tomb for King Khufu (who took the throne around 2580 B.C.) by his son King Khafre (2530-2485 B.C.). It is estimated to have taken about 20 years to complete. The pyramid itself is approximately 250 feet high with each side being about 481 feet long. It has three smooth sides and one rough or crenulated (scalloped) side that faces east.

Including its base, the pyramid is about 450 feet tall. However, due to erosion caused by wind and water, its actual height may be less than 250 feet.

Khufu's body was not inside the pyramid when it was completed; instead, it was buried near the site of construction in a garden called "the valley of the kings". The location where his body was found is now marked by a limestone rock called "the jackal's head", which is covered in hieroglyphics showing that he was once again joined by his father Osiris.

What is a false door in ancient Egypt?

A fake door, also known as a sunken niche, is an artistic portrayal of a door that does not function in the same way as a genuine door. They can be carved into or painted on a wall. They are a typical architectural element in Egyptian tombs, but they may have occurred earlier in certain Pre-Nuragic Sardinian graves. In ancient Egypt, they were often used to disguise storage areas in walls or ceilings.

False doors were popular in Ancient Egypt and are still found in many modern buildings. They were usually made of wood with ivory or stone accents. The word "false" comes from the fact that they did not open out onto a hallway, but instead led into a small recess or compartment. The purpose of these doors was to provide privacy for a storage area inside the wall or ceiling.

There are two main types of false door: one with flat panels and another with grooves running the length of the door. Both types would have been painted black. The key difference between them is that the second type would have had wooden pegs set into the groove at regular intervals to hold it in place when it was closed.

People would have used false doors to store items such as jewelry, spices, and food supplies. False doors were often included in tomb paintings to indicate where treasures were hidden in the burial chamber.

What are interior double doors called?

French doors are commonly used as the backdoor, patio, porch, yard, or other rear enclosure in many residences. French doors are best characterized as two doors that match and mirror one another. One is located on the first floor, and the other is on the second floor. They open out from their frame by way of a knob or handle, and when closed, they form a solid wall.

When the term "French door" is used without further description, it usually refers to a pair of doors that open out from their frame and roll up into a cabinet when not in use. These types of doors can be found in homes throughout the world, especially in North America. They are easy to clean and maintain, and most have glass panels that allow people to see what's on the other side of the door while still providing some privacy.

Interior double doors are also known as flat panel doors, folding doors, or sliding doors. They are found inside residential buildings, such as houses and apartments. They provide access between different rooms or levels. Interior double doors are always made of steel or aluminum, but other materials are available including wood, fiberglass, and plastic. They typically range in size from 5 feet to 8 feet wide and from 6 feet to 12 feet high. Larger sizes are available but aren't common.

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