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The Pyramid of Neuserra
The perimeter of the Pyramid is 78,8 × 78,8 m and its original height was about 50 m.
The first thing that attracts attention - is the surface of the basalt blocks of the floor masonry. The floor of the Temple is made in the technological style "polygonal masonry". The first row of the walls is also made of megalithic basalt blocks.
The second interesting point - is the fact that the basalt walls of the Temple are touched by the strong erosion from within the Temple, while the horizontal surface of the block masonry as well as their exterior vertical surface - is absolutely safe. According to the conclusion of geologist Dr. N. Berdnikov), the erosion of basalt blocks on the inside vertical surface of the Temple walls, is similar to the atmospheric erosion that occurs under the influence of temperature changes, together with the presence of water or vapor. It is possible to assume, that these conditions for some reason, took place inside the building, and as a matter of fact the basalt walls eroded much faster, than is if it were the natural (weather) conditions.
The following pictures are showing the eroded blocks closely.
The pictures below are showing the output of the quartzite "water-pipe". This "pipe" takes its beginning on the eastern side of the Pyramid and passing though under the whole basalt floor of the Temple. The end of it is oriented to the north. The end of the "quartzite-pipe" faces a "quartzite-bowl". The purpose of this structure is still unknown.
Some time was devoted to exploration of the remains of the Lower (Valley) Temple of Neuserra. The Valley Temple is totally ruined. Today, we can find there only a small number of fragments of basalt blocks.
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