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Sources for The Giza Plateau Computer Model

Topography

Contours were digitized from a 1:5000M series of contour maps of the greater Cairo area produced by Consortium S.F.S/I.G.N. (France 1978) and sponsored by the Egyptian Ministry of Housing and Reconstruction.

Architectural features

L'ARCHITETTURA DELLE PIRIMIDI MENFITE PARTE IV, V & VI TESTO & TAVOLE (TEXT & PLANS)
by V. Maragioglio and C. Rinaldi
English translation by A. E. Howell M.B.E., M.A.
Officine Grafiche Canessa - Rapallo 1965, 1966, 1967

MYCERINUS: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza
by George A. Reisner
Harvard University Press 1931

THE PYRAMIDS
by Ahmed Fakhry
The University of Chicago Press 1969 (2nd ed.)

There are many other references; Mark Lehner has an excellent bibliography in his recent book:

THE COMPLETE PYRAMIDS
Thames and Hudson 1997

Revised: February 7, 2007

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