The purpose of this website
is to make more readily
available, the contents of a selection of my articles in the broad
Egyptology, dealing primarily with the planning of the Giza and Dahshur Pyramids
including my original contributions to such diverse subjects as ancient
Egyptian metrology, the artists' Canon of Proportions, and the scribes'
calculation of the volumes of stone extracted during the cutting of the
tombs at Thebes.
Before the advent of the
Internet, only specialists had easy access to my articles, in
obscure journals which
could be found gathering dust on the
of academic libraries. Although these articles can only give a snapshot
of my research at particular moments in time, I have for
the most part preserved the original text in the versions presented on