Pierre Crozat PhD

A TECHNOLOGICAL CONTINUUM

THE ART OF BUILDING AND THE
GREAT PYRAMIDS OF EGYPT

First part :
PRELIMINARY STUDIES 1990-97

  1. C.V. Architect-Urbanist EPFL
  2. 1996 - Pyramids Constructive System
  3. Pyramid increase: simulation
  4. 1997 - General presentation :
    1. Resume
    2. Introduction
    3. Scientifical, Technical and Operative Research
    4. The process of Pyramidal Growth
    5. Hérodotus was right
    6. Origin of matérials
    7. Technical continuum
    8. Conclusion

Second part:
DOCTORAL STUDIES 1998-2002

  1. PhD Thesis in Civil Engineering
  2. 2002 - Publication of "Le Génie des Pyramides"
  3. 2002 - From geology to construction
  4. 2002 - Pyramids and Mathematics

Third part:
POSTDOCTORAL STUDIES 2003-2017

  1. Engineering of pyramids
  2. Construction model
  3. Construction phases infographics
  4. 2005 - World Year of Physics
  5. 2006 - Fun and educational learning
  6. Journal of the Palais de la «Découverte»
  7. Paleo-topo-stratigraphic simulation of the Giza plateau

Fourth part:
FINALIZATION STUDIES 2018-2019

  1. Geological hypothesis
  2. Open letter to Hany HELAL
  3. Circular letter to my peers
  4. Successive panels of exhibition
  5. Pedagogical experiences
  6. Curriculum Vitae Researcher

Part five:
PUBLICATION & ANIMATED INFOGRAPHIC MODELING 2019 - in progress

  1. 2019 - Communique
  2. Of the logistics algorithmic ?
  3. Cheops: computer graphic construction

EVENTS PROJECTS

  1. 2006-2008 - Paris, duo de ses pyramides
  2. 2010 - Of Engineering Works & Men
  3. 2013 - Marseille, pyramid of knowledge

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HERODOTUS WAS RIGHT

As a matter of fact, Herodotus' description of the building method of Cheops' pyramid as a whole - the Investigation - Book II- Articles 124 and 125 - that has remained impenetrable until now, is elucidated and corroborated by this scientific, technical and operative research. The Greek technical terms such as “bomides” [17] and “crossaï” [18] become respectively explicit as “block used as base - entablature” and “block going up the stairs - laid in a corbelled way”, each block being called “crossaï” when it climbs the stairs and “bomides” once laid at its place and that will then serve as the base for the next “crossaï”.

Pharaoh Cheops was in his sarcophagus, still in position in the King's room where Caliph Al Mamoun found him in 827, after discovering the start of the ascending corridor, hidden by a dressing block (before it fell), provided for this purpose and included in the dressing of the descending corridor.

According to the legend twice repeated by Herodotus, Cheops should have been buried under his pyramid (and not inside his pyramid) “on an island surrounded by water”. The only purpose of this legend was to deceive the graves' plunderers, and it obviously worked for 35 centuries! Herodotus was nevertheless careful enough to generate an hearsay.

Actually, Herodotus' explanation has been offering the solution that Egyptologists- archaeologists were expecting to find in a hieroglyphic text or through a fortuitous discovery, for 25 centuries. The translation we are proposing needs however to be verified.