The Southern Shinning Pyramid

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Height 105m
Base 188m
Volume 1,237,040 cu. m
Slope 54° 27", 44" 43° 22'
Dynasty 4
Satellite Pyramids (1)
Queens Pyramids (0)
Ruled 24 years

Sneferu's South (Bent) Pyramid


A general wide angle view of the northwest corner. Notice that the core blocks are identical to each other.

A close in view of the northwest corner showing the core blocks and the casing in detail. Notice how the casing blocks are inclined inward and how they are anchored to the core blocks. The core blocks themselves are somewhat irregular with a significant space between them. It would appear that the casing was installed from the bottom up.

A view of the northwest corner. It is quite evident that core blocks are somewhat irregular and a large spacing between them. The casing stones were generally robbed from the corner as evidenced here.