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Scanning the Pyramids: Hidden cavities beneath Giza's Great Pyramid

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 1 of 19: The Pyramid of Khufu, the largest of the pyramids of Giza, is pictured on the outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, November 9, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

The Pyramid of Khufu

Researchers from Scan Pyramids Project, led by the Faculty of Engineering at Cairo University and the Paris-based Heritage, Innovation and Preservation (HIP) Institute, have uncovered previously unknown cavities beneath the Great Pyramids of Giza in Egypt. The team has been looking at the pyramids through various scanning technologies – we take a look at the process and some of their findings so far.

© REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany
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