According to Al-Ahram, a corridor previously unknown to scientists was discovered in the famous pyramid of Cheops in Egypt.
It was discovered as part of a large-scale project to scan the monuments of Giza, which started in 2015.
The length of the corridor is 9 m, and the width is 2.1 m. The study was carried out by representatives of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt, together with scientists from universities in the USA, France, Japan, Germany, and Canada.
The Pyramid of Cheops is the largest and oldest of the Great Pyramids of Giza. The pharaoh lived around 2579-2556 BC. The original height of the pyramid was 147 m, it was built from 2.3 million limestone blocks weighing 2.5 tons each. The mummy of Pharaoh Cheops has not yet been found.