The Sphinx and Great Pyramids of Egypt. (BigStockPhoto)

The Hidden Message in Khafre’s Pyramid: What Were the Builders Trying to Tell Us?

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In Egypt, in the middle of 2013, I was on a very important job: the Giza Pyramids investigation through mathematical proportional applications. I focused all my attention on the three mysterious and majestic pyramids, without exception. At that time, I believed in my heart that the buildings were keepers of scientific information, communicating the history of the pyramids builders. Now, I know it for sure!

Mysterious Messages

In the last two centuries, scholars and alternative researchers found many of the secrets of the Great Pyramid, following discoveries of the inside chambers. They brought us to the core of the monument, by revealing its architecture and engineering complexity.

Great Pyramid of Giza at night. (Flickr/CC BY-ND 2.0)

Great Pyramid of Giza at night. (Flickr/CC BY-ND 2.0)

The building’s external features are well known, particularly, the pi-Greek relationship between base and height, or the relationship with planet’s geophysical properties, even its connection with the stars of the Belt of Orion.

The Great Pyramid is almost an open book, while the other two pyramids are still a mystery.

That is why I focused on the so-called Khafre and Menkaure’s pyramids too; I believe they still preserved ancient mysteries to discover.   

The Great Pyramid, through its scientific relationships, revealed to the world only part of its enigmas, so I had to follow up all scientific clues to discover the hidden messages coming from the Second and Third Pyramids of Giza.  

Thinking like a Pyramid Builder

It was not easy to decide on a survey methodology to get a scientific result.

The first step was to provide the two pyramids’ geometrical data to process. That procedure would allow me to demonstrate the existence of a scientific relationship that might unlock many unknown mysteries.

Giza pyramid complex – "Pyramid of Khufu" (or Kheops) refers to the Great Pyramid. (CC BY-SA 3.0

Giza pyramid complex – "Pyramid of Khufu" (or Kheops) refers to the Great Pyramid. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

I spent a long period gathering the external buildings measurements, subsequently further processed in Egyptian royal cubits. I needed to start thinking as the pyramid builders, if I wanted to find the truth.

The relationship between meter and royal cubit is 52.3 centimeters, and so the following table is given:

Table 1

As shown in table above, the reference given in the first column (a) indicates the three major pyramids of Giza, that is: Kheops, Khafre and Menkaura monuments. The reference given in the second column (b) indicating measurements of base and height are expressed in meters, for each of them. The reference given in the third column (c) indicates results of measurements processed in Egyptian royal cubits.

The results took me another large step along the road to being able to discover the message coming from the pyramids. I was sure to find the clue that would lead me on the verge of a millenary secret.

I also knew that it was like looking for a needle in a haystack! Moreover, even worse, I did not know either its form nor its content.

Kheops – The Great Pyramid

The enigmatic Great Pyramid, attributed to Pharaoh Khufu. (CC BY 2.5)

The enigmatic Great Pyramid, attributed to Pharaoh Khufu. (CC BY 2.5)

The second step was to elaborate results through a very easy arithmetic simplification between base and height, for analyzing their relationship consequences.  

Jean Paul Bauval’s research on the Great Pyramid architecture is very interesting, as are his analytic models of investigation. He has shown that base and height relationship expresses two prime numbers: the number 11 for the base and 7 for the height.

That is why I looked at his results as a reference point.

The following table expresses the prime numbers as a result of the arithmetic simplification process. The applied model refers to Great Pyramid values in Egyptian royal cubits.

Table 2

Pyramid builders planned the monuments according to a scientific pattern, the aim of which was to convey a message about their knowledge. The number was used as a universal language, and it was applied in its simplest form so it could be known in the future.

Its proposal was scientific and, as we will see later, esoteric too.

I decided to apply the same analysis pattern to the Third Pyramid, or Menkaura Pyramid, going over the Second, or Khafre Pyramid. It was a random choice, maybe driven by the subconscious.

Menkaura – The Third Pyramid

Menkaura pyramid, the smallest of the three great pyramids of Giza (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Menkaura pyramid, the smallest of the three great pyramids of Giza (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Menkaura Pyramid is one of the most interesting monuments of Giza, due its shapes and the building materials the builders used for its construction. In addition, it is different from the other pyramids of Giza because of its size: the third pyramid is the smallest.   



Your explanation and tables are confusing. I am not sure what mathematics you applied to obtain the above results. The ratio of height and base of Khufu's pyramid is indeed 7:11 (7x40=280, 11x40=440). However, it is NOT 5:11 in the case of Menkaura's and definitely not 137:137 for Khafre's. Menkaura's has the same 7:11 ratio as the great pyramid (7x18=126 and 11x18=198), and Khafre's is 2:3 (2x137=274, 3x137=411). And, as always in mathematics, simplification always results in prime numbers, no secret here. P.s. I am not a mathematician, either.

You set an example proposed, times ago, by some researchers tried to make sense to Giza Pyramids dimensions.
In my opinion, this interpretation of the number is a little bit of a stretch. It is an overall result obtained through an opposite approach, stretching the numbers. For example: 440 = 11x40 or 5x88 or 440x1 or 220x2 etc… the same goes for other monument’s dimensions.
If I wanted to send a distress message, I should not write the story of my life, but simply “HELP!”
So, what does this mean?
This means that Universal Language, i.e. the NUMBER, is the only certainty we have, through which we can trigger a concept
In the last 25 years, many researchers, scientists and people in the limelight, tried to answer to the mysteries of Giza by using the most complex formulas of maths. All that has created confusion, even impeded a new step towards finding a solution to this ancient question.
Pyramids numbers “speak for themselves”, so easily. Why do we want to make incomprehensible the message coming from the past?
For example, the Great Pyramid dimensions are: 440 x 280 E.R.C.
In your opinion, what is the purpose? “Make an effort with your brain”? or simply “Analyze the number, that is my easy message from the past”?

Prime Factor Decomposition:
Great Pyramid: 440 = 23 x 5 x 11 (last prime number) 280 = 23 x 5 x 7 (last prime number)
Third Pyramid: 125 = 52 x 5 (last prime number) 198 = 2 x 32 x 11 (last prime number)
Second Pyramid: 411 = 2 x 137 (last prime number) 274 = 3 x 137 (last prime number).
Prime counting function
Lastly: f (pi) 137 = 33, i.e. 3 x 11 or 11 x 3
Those are certain, undeniable and irrefutable numbers, and they do not need other numbers to catch the pyramid dimension’s value. I apologise for not having gone into much detail on the 137 scientific meaning.
People, who has the aim to do research, must have a clear head, free form stereotypes. That is the only way to go forward.

Dear Armando,
I dont understand the way of mathematical simplifiction. Is this a system of calculations?
with kind regards


Great article....thank you!

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