Tourism in Bent Pyramid



Tourism in Bent Pyramid.
King Sneferu of the Fourth Dynasty built the Bent Pyramid on a square ground plan of l88 m in each side. The pyramid had two entrances, one in the northern side and the other in the western side, the function of which is not clear. The rising angle of the pyramid is 54°, but this angle did not correspond to the square ground plan. If the pyramid was to be continued with this angle, then it would have collapsed, especially that they actually started to notice some cracks, and started to fill them with gypsum. Thus, at the average middle height of 48 m, the rising angle changed into 43° 21 to save the pyramid. The total height became 101 m. This pyramid was given 3 names: False, Bent, and the Southern Pyramid. After the Bent Pyramid in Meidum had collapsed, King Sneferu decided to build an...Read More


Tourism in Bent Pyramid