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Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Additional Material

The Shape of the Great Pyramid

Roger Herz Fischler

Additional Drawings and Photographs

  As stated on page 4 of The Shape of the Great Pyramid by Roger Herz-Fischler, additional material that was not included in the book is posted on the Wilfrid Laurier University Press website.

The following is a list of this material in order of appearance in The Shape of the Great Pyramid, with page references. Some of the drawings are relevant to several parts of the book. The original bibliographic reference from The Shape of the Great Pyramid is included in this list.

  Map of the pyramid fields. See page 7, Herz-Fischler.
Rowe, A. 1931. "The Eckley B. Coxe, Jr., Expedition Excavations at Meydum, 1929-1930." The Museum Journal (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia) 22, no. 1, pp. 3-84, [QMM.] Note 2; Appendix 2.
  Pyramid and mastaba 17 at Meidum. See pages 8 and 36, Herz-Fischler.
Rowe, A. 1931. "The Eckley B. Cox, Jr. , Expedition Excavations at Meydum, 1929-1930." The Museum Journal (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia) 22, no. 1, pp. 3-84, [QMM.] Note 2; Appendix 2.
  Cole's survey of the Great Pyramid; cross sections of casing stones. See page 10, Herz-Fischler.
Cole, J. 1925. Determination of the Exact Size and Orientation of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Cairo: Government Press. Survey of Egypt paper no. 39. [NIC.] Chapter 2; Notes 2, 3.
  Intact casing stones of the Great Pyramid. See page 11, Herz-Fischler.
Kingsland, W. 1932. The Great Pyramid in Fact and Theory. London: Rider. [OHM.;OCU.] Notes 2, 3.
  The dimensions of the Great Pyramid. See page 11, Herz-Fischler.
Cole, J. 1925. Determination of the Exact Size and Orientation of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Cairo: Government Press. Survey of Egypt paper no. 39. [NIC.] Chapter 2; Notes 2, 3.
  Part of a cubit rod. See page 12 and Appendix 3, Herz-Fischler.
Lepsius, R. 1865. Die alt-aegyptische Elle und ihre Eintheilung. Berlin: Koniglichen Akademie der Wissenschaften. [RPB.] Notes, Appendix 3.
  Boning rods, dressing surfaces. See page 14, Herz-Fischler.
Goyon, G. 1977. Le Secret des batisseurs des grandes Pyramides/Kheops. Paris: Pygmalion. [OOU.] Note 2.
  Level lines at Giza. See page 15, Herz-Fischler.
Reisner, G. 1942. A History of the Giza Necropolis, Volume 1. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. [OTU.] Chapter 5; Notes 1, 5, Appendix 2.
  Rhind Papyrus, problem 59. See page 31, Herz-Fischler.
Borchardt, L. 1893. "Wie wurden die Boschungen der Pyramiden bestimmt?" Zeitschrift fur Agyptische Sprache 31, pp. 9-17. [OTU.] Chapter 5; Note 5.
  Unfinished Fifth Dynasty block with lines and colouring. See page 35, Herz-Fischler.
Haeny, G. 1969. "Die Steinbruche und Baumarken." In Das Sonnenheiligtum des Konigs Userkaf, vol. 2. Wiesbaden: Steiner. pp. 23-47. [BNG.] Chapter 5; Note 5.
  Mastaba at Medum: Slanting construction lines, cubit lines. See page 36, Herz-Fischler.
Petrie, W. 1892. Medum. London: Nutt. [ICU.] Chapter 5; Note 5, Appendix 2.
  Architectural drawing of a pyramid from Meroe. See page 37, Herz-Fischler.
Hinkel, F. 1981. "Pyramide oder Pyramidenstumpf? Ein Beitrag zu Fragen der Planung, konstruktiven Baudurchfuhrung und Architektur der Pyramiden von Meroe (Teil A)." Zeitschrift fur Agyptische Sprache und Altertumskunde 108, pp. 105-23. [OTU.] Chapter 5.
  Greaves's 1641 drawing of the Great Pyramid. See page 48, Herz-Fischler.
Greaves, J. 1646. Pyramidographia or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt. London: George Badger. [ACU.] According to [NUC, vol. 216, 244] there was a 1641 edition, but other sources do not cite this. Chapters 1, 3, 6; Notes 3, 6.
  Greaves's 1641 measurements of the Great Pyramid and citation of ancient authors. See page 48, Herz-Fischler.
Greaves, J. 1646. Pyramidographia or a Description of the Pyramids in Egypt. London: George Badger. [ACU.] According to [NUC, vol. 216, 244] there was a 1641 edition, but other sources do not cite this. Chapters 1, 3, 6; Notes 3, 6.
  Title page of Flinders Petrie's 1874 book in which he supports the pi-theory. See page 74, Herz-Fischler.
Petrie, W. 1874. Researches on the Great Pyramid; or, Fresh Connections: Being a Preliminary Notice of some Facts, and a Fuller Statement of Dominant Numbers and Units. Pyramid Degrees and their Equivalents. 366.256 versus 365.242 Which is in the Base? All Pyramid Base Measures. All References of the Base. Connection of Kings Ch. with Base. The Karnak Cubit its Length and Origin. Constants of the Great Pyramid. London: Dalton. [B.L.] Chapters 9, 19.


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