PYRAMIDION – 2011

A scaled model of the Giza pyramids – or full-size models of their pyramidions (headpieces) – accompanied by mirrors to reflect their construction from different positions, and by silkscreen prints of Mata Hari, Haydn and Ramses II on paper, wood and glass – all of who had been subject to post-mortem capitation (by accident, or purposefully by phrenology enthusiasts).
 
 

Models of pyramids constructed in plywood:

  • The Cheops pyramid of Giza
    Dimensions: 1.90 m - height x 3 m - width / base length
     
  • The Khafre pyramid in Giza
    Dimensions: 1.86 m - height x 2.79 m - width / base length
     
  • The Menkaure pyramid in Giza
    Dimensions: 0.85 m - height x 1.36 m - width / base length

  Prints of heads on paper, wood and glass:

  • Two silkscreen prints of Haydn on glass
    Dimensions: 0.7 x 1.7 m
     
  • Three silkscreen prints of Ramses II on plywood
    Dimensions: 1.1 x 1.5 m
     
  • Silkscreen print of Mata Hari on paper - red
    Silkscreen print of Mata Hari on paper - blue
    Silkscreen print of Mata Hari on paper - green
    Dimensions: 0.5 x 0.53 m
  Mirrors:
  • Three mirrors facing the back of each pyramid
    Dimensions: 1 x 1 m

 
FULL TEXT ABOUT PYRAMIDION - IN ENGLISH
 
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 Khafre     
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 Mirror & Khafre     
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 Menkaure, mirror & Ramses II     
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 Menkaure     
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 Cheops & Mata Hari     
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 Menkaure, mirror & Mata Hari     
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 Mirror & Mata Hari     
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 Mirror & Menkaure     
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 Mirror & Ramses II     
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 Haydn     
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 Ramses II     
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 Mirror & Ramses II