In this paper we discuss the orientation of the Egyptian pyramids at Giza with respect to sunrises and sunsets, using SunCalc.net software. We can see that Khufu and Khafre pyramids had been positioned in a manner that, from each pyramid, it was always possible to observe the points of the horizon where the sun was rising and setting on each day of the year. A discussion for the Menkaure pyramid is also proposed.
|Titolo:||Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure Pyramids and the Sun|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2016|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||1.1 Articolo in rivista|
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|36-Sparavigna, A. (2016). Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure Pyramids and the Sun. PHILICA.pdf||Suncalc-Giza||2. Post-print||PUBBLICO - Licenza CC by||Visibile a tuttiVisualizza/Apri|