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The Resource Building the Great Pyramid in one year : an engineer's report, Gerard C.A. Fonte

Building the Great Pyramid in one year : an engineer's report, Gerard C.A. Fonte

Label
Building the Great Pyramid in one year : an engineer's report
Title
Building the Great Pyramid in one year
Title remainder
an engineer's report
Statement of responsibility
Gerard C.A. Fonte
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Work smarter, not harder? Most archaeologists feel that 25,000 workers spent 20 years building the Great Pyramid in Egypt over 4000 years ago. However, by closely examining the clues and artifacts left behind, and by assuming that the Egyptians were clever and intelligent, it is found that 10,000 workers could have built the Great Pyramid in about 385 days. This book, for high school readers and up, shows how, even at a more realistic, relaxed building schedule, the project could have been completed easily within four to six years by just 4000 workers. Gerard Fonte presents the construct
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Fonte, Gerard C. A
Dewey number
932
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DT63
LC item number
.F66 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pyramids
  • Great Pyramid (Egypt)
  • HISTORY
  • Great Pyramid (Egypt)
  • Pyramids
  • Egypt
Label
Building the Great Pyramid in one year : an engineer's report, Gerard C.A. Fonte
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Egyptian pyramids -- Pyramid fallacies -- Scale factors in construction and engineering -- Moving blocks -- Rolling block experiment -- Lifting blocks -- Quarrying blocks -- Additional construction details -- Social considerations -- Other approaches
Control code
159935856
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 205 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875865232
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)159935856
Label
Building the Great Pyramid in one year : an engineer's report, Gerard C.A. Fonte
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The Egyptian pyramids -- Pyramid fallacies -- Scale factors in construction and engineering -- Moving blocks -- Rolling block experiment -- Lifting blocks -- Quarrying blocks -- Additional construction details -- Social considerations -- Other approaches
Control code
159935856
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 205 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875865232
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)159935856

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