> Yes. I found your rope lever posts interesting
> but didn't comment because it's just basic
> materials handling. It could have been used but
> does not solve the issue of how stones were moved
> onto the pyramid. It might have been used only
> for the large stones but my interest is in how
> they lifted the 2 1/2 million stones.
> One of the toughest parts of pulling stones up the
> sides of five step pyramids one step at a time
> using a motive force is in the continual rigging
> and off loading and loading of stone. Stones at
> the top would be rigged in the quarry and then a
> second time to go up the first step. By the time
> they get to the top they'd have been handled six
> times. If using a motive force they had far too
> much invested in handling these stones. The
> average stones would have been handled nearly
> three times. I believe the shadufs were
> principally to reduce all this handling.
***The w3g-priests worked in air conditioned comfort and
> their efforts reduced this average number of rigs
> to only about 1.7.
In other words they saved
> having to wrap a stone and lash it to a sled about
> 3,000,000 times. This was a tremendous amount of
> work and was essentially just converted into using
> one's weight to operate a shaduf instead of moving
> around stones to fit on sleds. It was very "cost
The AE HAD Air Conditioning?!?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Campbell's Chamber roof blocks are Tura Limestone until proven otherwise.
THE Cartouche in Campbell's Chamber IS Authentic, as are ALL other RC's Glyphs, until proven otherwise.
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