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Steve Clayton Wrote:
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> I made an effort to see if there could have been a
> route for a Canal from upstream. As the Giza
> Plateau is 230-210 feet in elevation, it seems
> unlikely. The entry point would need to be vary
> far off. I did realize it would be eisear to build
> on the side of the Nile, up on the slope, than
> through hill and around obsticals. There is
> approx. 144 feet differance between Khafre's base
> and the harbor,
>
> If they required water to build, it could be
> managed from behind the Pyramids, as there is
> water and it is closer at a higher elevation.
>
>


Hello Steve Clayton:

One major obstacle in your Giza Pyramid Canal Theory is the historical record of pharaonic canal construction as it stands today.

”The first major shipping canal was constructed under Pepi I (6th Dynasty), when the rocks of the first cataract were pierced. This helped the Egyptian army to extend their hold on Nubia, from where raids had been conducted against Upper Egypt. The canal was also of economic significance, enabling the transport of blocks of granite and obelisks downriver on sizable ships. The canal had a length of 90 metres, was ten metres wide and nine metres deep, carved through granite.” Source

Pepi I ruled over two hundred (200) years after Khufu. You may be paddling up a dry wadi.



Dr. Troglodyte


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Giza Water Canals? 1041 Steve Clayton 18-Feb-17 05:21
Re: Giza Water Canals? 286 Steve Clayton 18-Feb-17 17:46
Re: Giza Water Canals? 390 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Feb-17 20:55
Re: Giza Water Canals? 231 Warwick 21-Feb-17 21:08
Re: Giza Water Canals? 195 cladking 21-Feb-17 21:33
Re: Giza Water Canals? 299 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Feb-17 23:16
Re: Giza Water Canals? 401 cladking 22-Feb-17 04:20
Re: Giza Water Canals? 247 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 15:36
Re: Giza Water Canals? 230 cladking 22-Feb-17 20:32
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Re: Giza Water Canals? 277 cladking 23-Feb-17 01:22
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Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 377 Steve Clayton 24-Feb-17 00:21
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 311 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:21
abstract plus. 317 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:06
Re: abstract plus. 502 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:05
Re: abstract plus. 234 cladking 23-Feb-17 22:47
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Re: abstract plus. 253 cladking 23-Feb-17 23:26
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Re: abstract plus. 308 cladking 24-Feb-17 21:52
One step at a time... 446 Steve Clayton 24-Feb-17 22:56
Re: One step at a time... 306 cladking 25-Feb-17 00:16
Re: One step at a time... 204 Steve Clayton 25-Feb-17 02:00
Re: Giza Water Canals? 268 Hanslune 22-Feb-17 04:27
Re: Giza Water Canals? 269 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Feb-17 15:27
Re: Giza Water Canals? 229 cladking 22-Feb-17 20:36
Re: Giza Water Canals? 244 Hanslune 22-Feb-17 21:28
Re: Giza Water Canals? 390 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 13:07
Re: Giza Water Canals? 512 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 14:11
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