Egypt has restricted access to the Great Pyramid, after rumors that supporters of esoteric groups are going to spend it in special rituals November 11 to 11 hours and 11 minutes.
Against the background of these rumors appeared on the Internet appeals to prevent any ceremony at the pyramids.
However, the head of the Ministry of Antiquities of Egypt said that the pyramid is closed until Saturday morning due to technical reasons.
Two adjacent pyramids and the Sphinx are still open, but the whole area of the pyramids has taken additional security measures. His dozens of police patrol and armed soldiers.
After 11:11 local time director of the complex of pyramids Asfari Ali said that nothing unusual had happened.
Earlier, the head of the Supreme Council for Antiquities, Mustafa Amin said that the pyramid was closed for maintenance after a large influx of visitors for the holiday Eid al-Adha last week.
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However, rumors have generated a campaign of protests on the Internet, whose members have called for a ban on any rituals in the walls of the pyramid November 11, 2011.
Pyramid of Khufu is the largest and most famous of the pyramids at Giza - this is the last surviving of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
Proponents of numerology and other esoteric teachings are thrilled with the November 11, assuming that the combination of numbers calendar has special significance.
Cairo hospitals reported that the number of pregnant women who have chosen this day for caesarean section has jumped dramatically.