P2_4 The Original Pyramid Scheme

Joseph Duggan, Gregor Gillan, Luke Meehan, Alex Tyrrell


The pyramids that sit atop the Giza plateau are a fascinating example of ancient megalithicconstruction. There are numerous theories explaining their construction so this paper attempts totest some of the claims made by egyptologists. It was found that the Great pyramid of Giza couldbe built by 20,000 men, over the 20 year time period suggested, with an excess intake of only 17kcalories per worker per day.

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