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" ... 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, formed by draining a canal from the Nile. "
The Nile: Notes for Travellers in Egypt - Page 138
by Sir Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge - 1890 - 311 pages
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus, Henry Cary - 1868 - 613 pages
...highest, eight orgyaj ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road, then, ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous...were spent in erecting the pyramid itself: of this, whicli is square, each face is eight •plethra, and the height is the same; it is composed of polished...
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Herodotus: A New and Literal Version from the Text of Baehr, with a ...

Herodotus - 1892 - 613 pages
...highest, eight orgyoe ; 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 lie had made as a burial vault for himself, in an island, formed by draining a canal from the Nile....
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Herodotus, Book 7

Herodotus - 1901 - 613 pages
...highest, eight orgyae ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road then ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous...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 Great Pyramid in Fact and in Theory

William Kingsland - 1972 - 125 pages
...highest, eight orgyae ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it ; on this road then ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous...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
...on this road, then, ten 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 himself, in au island, formed by draining a canal from the Nile. Twenty years were spent in erecting the Pyramid...
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the mummy

...highest, 8 orgyae (48 feet) ; and it is of polished stone, with figures carved on it : on this road then ten years were expended, and in forming the subterraneous...pyramid itself : of this, which is square, each face is 8 plethra (820 feet), and the height is the same ; it is composed of polished stones, and jointed with...
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