The Orientations of the Giza Pyramids and Associated Structures

  title={The Orientations of the Giza Pyramids and Associated Structures},
  author={Erin Ann Nell and Clive Ruggles},
  journal={Journal for the History of Astronomy},
  pages={304 - 360}
  • E. Nell, C. Ruggles
  • Published 22 February 2013
  • Geology, Physics, Mathematics
  • Journal for the History of Astronomy
This paper presents the results of a week-long Total Station survey undertaken by the authors during December 2006 whose principal aim was to clarify the basic data concerning the orientation of each side of the three large Giza pyramids and to determine, as accurately as possible, the orientations of as many as possible of the associated structures. The survey focused upon measurements of sequences of points along multiple straight and relatively well-preserved structural segments, with best… Expand
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