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Dr. Troglodyte Wrote:
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> 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.”

> [url=http://www.reshafim.org.il/ad/egypt/timelines
> /topics/canals.htm]Source[/url]
>
> Pepi I ruled over two hundred (200) years
> [b]after[/b] Khufu. You may be paddling up a dry
> wadi.

But there is a canal right on site at the base of G1. Indeed there are others associated with great pyramids including G2. The canal at G1 was called the "NNE trench" by Petrie but I believe it's referred to in the Pyramid Texts as the "Knsti-canal" which means "desert's edge canal". It ran at the edge of the desert NNE to the cliff face. That it was actually used is apparent since Petrie describes water erosion in it.

In any case there is a tombs right on site at Giza of the "Overseer of Canals".

Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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