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" That it is made by hand and dry, this circumstance proves, for about the middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyae above the surface of the water, and the part built under water extends to an equal depth : on each of these is placed... "
Queer Things about Egypt - Page 245
by Douglas Brooke Wheelton Sladen - 1911 - 428 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr ; with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1848 - 613 pages
...circumstance proves, for about the middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyae above the surface of the water, and the part built...seated on a throne. Thus these pyramids are one hundred orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra ; the orgya measuring six...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1852 - 613 pages
...circumstance proves, for about the middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyae above the surface of the water, and the part built...seated on a throne. Thus these pyramids are one hundred orgyao in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...circumstance proves, for about the middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyaj above the surface of the water, and the part built...these is placed a stone statue, seated on a throne^ ThusX. these pyramids are one hundred orgyae in height ; and a hun- -:\j dred orgyte are equal to a...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...circumstance ttroves, for abou: (he middle ol the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyae above the surface of the water, and the part built...seated on a throne. Thus these pyramids are one hundred orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six...
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1901 - 671 pages
...pyramids, each rising 50 orgyae above the surface of the water, and the part built * Bk. II., 149. under water extends to an equal depth ; on each of...these is placed a stone statue, seated on a throne." The pyramids here referred to can be no other than the pedestals of two large sandstone statues of...
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A History of Egypt from the End of the Neolithic Period to the Death of ...

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1902
...circumstance proves, for about the "middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising " fifty orgyae above the surface of the water, and the " part built...on a " throne. Thus these pyramids are one hundred " orgyae in height ; and a hundred orgyae are " equal to a stade of six plethra ; the orgya measur"...
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The Nile-- notes for travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1907 - 955 pages
...middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising 50 orgyre above the surface of the water, and this part built under water extends to an equal depth ;...statue, seated on a throne. Thus these pyramids are 100 orgyae (600 feet) in height ; and 100 orgya; are equal to a stade of 6 plethra ; the orgya measuring...
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Wonders of the World as Seen and Described by Great Writers

Esther Singleton - 1912 - 359 pages
...circumstance proves, for about the middle of the lake stand two pyramids, each rising fifty orgyas above the surface of the water, and the part built...seated on a throne. Thus these pyramids are one hundred orgyas in height ; and a hundred orgyae are equal to a stade of six plethra; the orgya measuring six...
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