The ScanPyramids project recently dropped a bombshell—news of a “void” detected above the original entrance to the Great Pyramid of Giza.
The Great Pyramid of Giza was likely emptied of its royal patron and his lavish funerary goods within a few centuries of the vast tomb being sealed. Ever since, stories of secret chambers hiding vast treasures—or even the pharaoh himself—have tantalised explorers and researchers.
Now, cosmic rays called muons, which can slice through solid rock, allow researchers to "see" through solid stone. For the first time, researchers can map the interior of the Great Pyramid of Giza without moving a single stone.
Recently the international team running the operation announced that their mapping operation revealed something startling: a "void" behind the great blocks.
However, not all experts agree that a hidden chamber waits to be explored.
Enjoy the full article in the latest issue of Nile Magazine. Photo: Jamie Jermain.