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" ... and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road then ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous apartments on the hill, on which the pyramids stand, which he had made as a burial vault for himself, in an island,... "
Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ... - Page 145
by Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
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Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Volume 4

Royal Historical Society (Great Britain) - 1876
...along which they drew the stones, a work in my opinion not much less than the pyramid. ... On this road ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous...were spent in erecting the pyramid itself; of this, which is square, each face is eight plethra, and the height is the same. It is composed of polished...
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Herodotus: Literally Translated from the Text of Baehr : with a Geographical ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1885 - 613 pages
...length is five stades, and its width ten orgyae, and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyae ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...were spent in erecting the pyramid itself: of this, which is square, each face is eight plethra, and the height is the same ; it is composed of polished...
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The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1890 - 311 pages
...and its width ten orgyae (60 feet), and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyse (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road these ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous apartments on the hill, on which the...
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The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1894 - 404 pages
...and its width ten orgya; (60 feet), and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgya; (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...were spent in erecting the pyramid itself: of this, which is square, each face is eight plethra (820 feet), and the height is the same ; it is composed...
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...length is five stades, and its width ten orgyae, and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyae ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...hill, on which the pyramids stand, which he had made us a burial vault for himself, in an island, formed by draining a canal from the Nile. Twenty years...
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The Nile-- notes for travellers in Egypt

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1907 - 955 pages
...and its width ten orgyse (60 feet), and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgys (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...the subterraneous apartments on the hill, on which * Bk. ii. 124-126. the pyramids stand, which he had made as a burial vault for himself, in an island,...
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The Great Pyramid in Fact and in Theory

William Kingsland - 1972 - 125 pages
...PYRAMID FROM THE NORTH-WEST width ten orgyae, and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyae ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...burial vault for himself, in an island, formed by drawing a canal from the Nile. Twenty years were spent in erecting the pyramid itself : of this, which...
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The Great Pyramid of Egypt

S. H. Ford - 1972 - 208 pages
...length is five stades, and its width ten orgyse, and its height where it is the highest, right orgyce ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous :i|>:u:l inrtil A oil the hill, on which the Pyramids stand, which he had made as a burial vault for...
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The Mummy: Chapters on Egyptian Funereal Archaeology

Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1964 - 404 pages
...and its width ten orgyae (60 feet), and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyae (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on...were spent in erecting the pyramid itself: of this, which is square, each face is eight plethra (820 feet), and the height is the same ; it is composed...
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Budge's Egypt: A Classic 19th-century Travel Guide

E. A. Wallis Budge - 2001 - 311 pages
...and its width ten orgyae (60 feet), and its height, where it is the highest, eight orgyae (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road these ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous apartments on the hill, on which the...
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