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How the Great Pyramid was built

Author: Craig B Smith; Andy Ryan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Books, 2006.
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A leading engineer provides an in-depth look at the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza, discussing how the ancient Egyptians developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, and solved specific design and engineering problems.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig B Smith; Andy Ryan
ISBN: 0060891580 9780060891589
OCLC Number: 62326951
Description: 288 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Egypt during the old kingdom --
Pyramid evolution --
A tomb for a king --
We consecrate this holy ground --
The desert comes alive --
Soaring toward the heavens --
Stair steps to the gods --
The workforce --
The construction schedules --
Life everlasting --
Egyptian gods --
Units of measurement and other technical data --
Calculating the number of blocks in the Pyramid --
A primer on program management.
Responsibility: Craig B. Smith ; foreword by Zahi Hawass ; photography by Andy Ryan.

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A leading engineer provides an in-depth look at the construction of the Great Pyramid of Giza, discussing how the ancient Egyptians developed their building plans, devised work schedules, managed laborers, and solved specific design and engineering problems.

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