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Queen's chamber - WATER  

The Locality and its Gods(Intro)

Subterranean chamber - earth
Queen's chamber - water
King's chamber - air
Sun's chamber - fire
Starry sky's chamber - aether

For the King or for the Priests?

Grand Gallery - fire on earth
To Gallery or water's chamber?
Interesting Ante-chamber
Earlier pyramids
Tradition has named this chamber the Queen's chamber. The right name would be TEFNUT's chamber. She was goddess for mist and rain, which is water in dynamic up-down motion contrary to for instance the horizontal flow of the water of the Nile.
This is very important!
Tefnut's reign is the water, both dynamically combining with air which later falls as rain, and combining with earth from which it raises as mist. In this behaviour it is truly a magic element.
Naturally Tefnut's chamber must be situated between the chambers for earth and air - higher than GEB's, but lower than SHU's.

The danish architect Hubert Paulsen demonstrated how a hexagon can be inscribed in this chamber's vertical plane. [1] If you do so, the centre of the hexagon will be at exactly 1/6 of the pyramids original height which was 280 cubits (Paulsen did not see this).

With 20 cm of water added it all fits
The middle element
Instead of a hexagon you can inscribe a six-pointed star. The star of David, or Solomon's Seal - the latter considered a sign of magic. How old it is I do not know.
The sign is constructed by placing two triangles one upon another. One pointing upwards, the other pointing downwards. The meaning is obvious: magic combines the heavenly with the earthly. Just like the water of Tefnut. So appropriate that this sign fits here (can it be this old?).

Shortly before you enter the chamber the floor level drops 1 cubit (1 cubit is 52,36 cm). Hubert Paulsen, amongst others, stated therefore that this was another unfinished chamber - a layer of tiles was never put in place.
However, if you add a layer of tiles 1 cubit thick the alignment with the hexagon is gone. If there was 20 cm of water instead, it would align perfectly.
The Niche
In the eastern wall we find a famous niche. Some have suggested it was meant for a statue, others obviously got the idea it was the start of a secret passage and tried to force their way through.

I find it very funny that people for centuries have glanced at the niche, wondering which statue might have stood here. Or what was missing. Appearently nobody so far has realized that the niche itself is the decoration! It explains something. It ought to be interpreted as a negative form. The niche represents five boxes - five empty spaces - above each other. They are the five elements. They are also the five chambers in the pyramid. And as the five gods in their proper order the niche is an image of the world.
The world in an empty space nobody can see! How wonderfull!

Now, we know that it is the second box from the bottom which represents Tefnut's element and her chamber. Is it the reason that one side of this second box and no other aligns with the middle line of the chamber as well as of the entire pyramid?
The middle element.

1) The niche itself is important!
2) The mid-line of the pyramid aligns with the side of the second "box"

Air shafts
Claiming that all - or almost all - in the pyramid was made intentionally and with a clear purpose, we are left with one more riddle here, namely the air shafts. They differ from the ones in the King's chamber in having been blocked at the chamber end by 10 cm of stone. Standing in the chamber you would not be able to see the shafts; they were found and opened in 1872 by an archaeologist who deducted their existence from the air shafts in the King's chamber (W.Dixon).
The southern air shaft is still blocked inside by a stone. This is the famous stone discovered by Rudolf Gantenbrink. There seems to be remnants of copper handles on the stone.
Gantenbrink's robot crawled up from the Queen's chamber opening so the robot must have taken the photo from below. The big question is: - What's on the other side?
Well the simplest answer is: the copper handle to which a rope was attatched, to make it possible to open the plug by pulling it upwards. (Now a hole has been drilled, but the camera just found another blockage)

There can be many ideas about what the plug hides and why it is there. Of course I ask myself if it helps knowing that this was the chamber of TEFNUT, goddess for the dynamic and magically moving water? I believe this to be facts then:
1)There is a plug,
2)the shaft used to be blocked in the other end too, and
3)it could have something to do with water...
4)there could be water on the floor inside the chamber.

Okay, here's a wild guess on the idea: maybe the plug just served the sole purpose to assertain that the shaft would not be filled with dirt and rubble. A simple precaution. There would be no way to clean the dead end shaft from the top.
If cold water was poured down in it, what would happen?
1)The square brick at the chamber end would be cooled down.
2)If you ever have been inside the pyramid you have experienced how warm it is. If the floor in Tefnut's chamber was covered by 20 cm of water there would be a pretty damp atmosphere.
3)As we know it from cold windows, damp condenses on cold areas. So standing in the room you would "see how water penetrates stone and slowly drips down to end on the floor".
The magical element.

[1] Hubert Paulsen: Den Store Pyramide (The Great Pyramid)  Kbh. 1980 

[2] I.E.S.Edwards: Ægyptens Pyramider (Pyramids of Egypt)  Penguin Books 1946

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