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Dr. Troglodyte Wrote:
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> cladking Wrote:
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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".
>
>
> Hello cladking; would you please provide links to
> substantiate the following claims?
>
> [list]
> • [i]”there is a canal right on site at the
> base of G1”[/i]
>
> • [i]”The canal at G1 was called the "NNE
> trench" by Petrie”[/i]
>
> • [i]”there are others associated with great
> pyramids including G2”[/i]
>
> • [i]”there is a tombs right on site at Giza
> of the "Overseer of Canals"”[/i]
> [/list]
>
>
>
> Dr. Troglodyte

Howdy Cladking tends not to provide evidence for this as he doesn't have any however. The NNE trench is just that a drainage ditch.

[url]http://www.ronaldbirdsall.com/gizeh/petrie/photo/plate2.html[/url]

[url]http://www.ronaldbirdsall.com/gizeh/petrie/photo/plate2.html[/url]

Cladking has the relevant quote from Petrie - lets see if he'll post it.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 22-Feb-17 04:27 by Hanslune.

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Giza Water Canals? 1039 Steve Clayton 18-Feb-17 05:21
Re: Giza Water Canals? 286 Steve Clayton 18-Feb-17 17:46
Re: Giza Water Canals? 389 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Feb-17 20:55
Re: Giza Water Canals? 229 Warwick 21-Feb-17 21:08
Re: Giza Water Canals? 193 cladking 21-Feb-17 21:33
Re: Giza Water Canals? 299 Dr. Troglodyte 21-Feb-17 23:16
Re: Giza Water Canals? 398 cladking 22-Feb-17 04:20
Re: Giza Water Canals? 247 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 15:36
Re: Giza Water Canals? 228 cladking 22-Feb-17 20:32
Re: Giza Water Canals? 292 Hanslune 22-Feb-17 21:39
Re: Giza Water Canals? 277 cladking 23-Feb-17 01:22
Cladking makes up stuff - come see 328 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 01:30
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 278 cladking 23-Feb-17 01:45
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 270 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 19:01
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 357 eyeofhorus33 23-Feb-17 20:15
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 227 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 20:48
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 349 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:10
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 274 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 21:15
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 274 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:55
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 265 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:12
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 276 cladking 23-Feb-17 22:26
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 277 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:31
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 289 cladking 24-Feb-17 16:49
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 259 cladking 24-Feb-17 17:05
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 283 cladking 23-Feb-17 20:44
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 351 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 21:56
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 321 cladking 23-Feb-17 22:18
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 204 cladking 23-Feb-17 22:22
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 202 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:45
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 269 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:44
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 282 cladking 23-Feb-17 23:13
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 288 Steve Clayton 23-Feb-17 20:45
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 265 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 20:59
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 255 Steve Clayton 23-Feb-17 23:02
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 278 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 23:10
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 377 Steve Clayton 24-Feb-17 00:21
Re: Cladking makes up stuff - come see 310 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:21
abstract plus. 316 cladking 23-Feb-17 21:06
Re: abstract plus. 501 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:05
Re: abstract plus. 233 cladking 23-Feb-17 22:47
Re: abstract plus. 276 Hanslune 23-Feb-17 22:59
Re: abstract plus. 252 cladking 23-Feb-17 23:26
Re: abstract plus. 263 eyeofhorus33 24-Feb-17 19:19
Re: abstract plus. 307 cladking 24-Feb-17 21:52
One step at a time... 443 Steve Clayton 24-Feb-17 22:56
Re: One step at a time... 305 cladking 25-Feb-17 00:16
Re: One step at a time... 202 Steve Clayton 25-Feb-17 02:00
Re: Giza Water Canals? 267 Hanslune 22-Feb-17 04:27
Re: Giza Water Canals? 268 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Feb-17 15:27
Re: Giza Water Canals? 226 cladking 22-Feb-17 20:36
Re: Giza Water Canals? 242 Hanslune 22-Feb-17 21:28
Re: Giza Water Canals? 387 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 13:07
Re: Giza Water Canals? 510 Steve Clayton 22-Feb-17 14:11
Re: Giza Water Canals? 384 SandyJesse 26-Feb-17 00:07


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