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Warwick Wrote:
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> Either the King's were interred in the Pyramids or
> somewhere else.
> there are no bodies...regardless.

Therein lies the rub.

> a few points
>
>
> 1. could have been in the pyramid...and the body
> was stolen.

As discussed in the OP, this seems unlikely.

> 2. could have been a ritual internment within the
> pyramid, after which the body was placed
> elsewhere

Possible.

> 3. could have been a cenotaph with some tomb
> similarities

Possible. We have the 1st Dynasty dual tombs of Umm el-Qa'ab (Abydos) and Saqqara to consider.

> 4. could have had another function altogether. To
> date I know of NO practical and/or demonstrable
> theories in this regard.

Possible. One thing to consider is the obvious in that even if we say the great pyrmaids of Giza and Dahshur were built by "someone else" of unknown purpose we are left with nearly 3 dozen succeeding pharaohs who for whatever reason felt the need to build a pyramid of their own. What would the point of doing this?

> 5. the notion of there not being a body being in
> any way proof that pyramids in the Old Kingdom
> were not either 1 2 or 3 is a False Dichotomy .

In regards to never intending to inter an actual body, "1", I believe the evidence and common sense supports this.

> The sound of crickets in response to this topic
> doesn't surprise me at all.

Unfortunately.

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If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 6261 Thanos5150 24-Jul-17 01:04
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 837 Eddie Larry 24-Jul-17 02:55
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 1038 Thanos5150 24-Jul-17 14:50
The Deir el-Bahri cache (DB320) 723 Eddie Larry 24-Jul-17 23:29
Re: The Deir el-Bahri cache (DB320) 536 Thanos5150 25-Jul-17 00:20
Re: The Deir el-Bahri cache (DB320) 488 Eddie Larry 25-Jul-17 01:03
Re: The Deir el-Bahri cache (DB320) 473 Thanos5150 25-Jul-17 01:30
Re: The Deir el-Bahri cache (DB320) 598 Eddie Larry 25-Jul-17 04:22
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 653 Hanslune 24-Jul-17 04:54
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 642 Thanos5150 24-Jul-17 05:32
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 537 MDaines 24-Jul-17 11:04
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 596 Thunderbird 24-Jul-17 15:14
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 477 Thanos5150 24-Jul-17 20:37
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 422 M. J. Thomas 24-Jul-17 21:48
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 546 Thunderbird 25-Jul-17 03:35
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 546 Martin Stower 24-Jul-17 20:39
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 637 Thanos5150 24-Jul-17 23:32
Gods do not need tombs 516 Juha 24-Jul-17 20:05
Re: Gods do not need tombs 493 Eddie Larry 24-Jul-17 21:45
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 427 Thanos5150 15-Feb-18 20:35
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 350 Martin Stower 16-Feb-18 12:01
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 307 Thanos5150 16-Feb-18 16:38
a brief summary 298 Warwick 16-Feb-18 22:20
Re: a brief summary 285 cladking 16-Feb-18 22:43
Re: a brief summary 314 Thanos5150 16-Feb-18 22:57
Re: a brief summary 324 Origyptian 17-Feb-18 05:24
Re: a brief summary 286 Thanos5150 17-Feb-18 17:12
Re: a brief summary 242 cladking 17-Feb-18 17:42
Re: a brief summary 224 Origyptian 17-Feb-18 17:46
Re: a brief summary 246 Thanos5150 17-Feb-18 18:34
Re: a brief summary 270 Warwick 17-Feb-18 23:52
Re: a brief summary 263 Origyptian 18-Feb-18 16:32
Re: a brief summary 250 Martin Stower 18-Feb-18 17:01
Re: a brief summary 275 Warwick 18-Feb-18 18:25
Re: a brief summary 261 M. J. Thomas 17-Feb-18 18:51
Re: a brief summary 295 Warwick 18-Feb-18 18:31
Re: a brief summary 291 M. J. Thomas 18-Feb-18 18:56
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 299 Poster Boy 17-Feb-18 07:05
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 269 Origyptian 17-Feb-18 15:19
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 264 Thanos5150 17-Feb-18 17:02
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 281 Mike D 17-Feb-18 12:22
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 292 Morten 17-Feb-18 18:09
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 240 Thanos5150 17-Feb-18 18:41
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 252 sfbey 17-Feb-18 19:19
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 248 Poster Boy 17-Feb-18 20:24
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 256 Morten 17-Feb-18 20:30
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 244 sfbey 17-Feb-18 20:31
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 227 Morten 17-Feb-18 20:36
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 239 sfbey 17-Feb-18 20:30
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 268 Morten 17-Feb-18 20:34
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 249 sfbey 17-Feb-18 20:39
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 249 Morten 17-Feb-18 20:43
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 256 Thanos5150 18-Feb-18 17:22
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 248 sfbey 18-Feb-18 17:41
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 249 Poster Boy 17-Feb-18 20:38
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 281 sfbey 17-Feb-18 20:43
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 259 Thanos5150 18-Feb-18 17:18
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 297 charly 18-Feb-18 10:09
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 255 Origyptian 18-Feb-18 14:00
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 235 cladking 18-Feb-18 14:03
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 537 Thanos5150 19-Feb-18 17:08
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 283 Morten 17-Feb-18 19:25
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 271 Warwick 17-Feb-18 23:59
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 286 Pirone 25-Feb-18 08:37
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 258 Thanos5150 25-Feb-18 17:37
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 283 SandyJesse 25-Feb-18 18:11
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 270 Thanos5150 25-Feb-18 18:20
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 326 SandyJesse 25-Feb-18 20:26
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 379 Pirone 02-Mar-18 19:18
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? ... Thank you 296 SallyA 27-Jun-18 23:24
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 230 Thanos5150 05-Jun-18 02:54
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 261 Eddie Larry 05-Jun-18 03:34
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 205 Warwick 06-Jun-18 16:19
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 231 cladking 06-Jun-18 17:47
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 228 Origyptian 07-Jun-18 03:03
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 217 cladking 07-Jun-18 14:11
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Re: Awesome links, T Bird, thank you! N.M. 196 SallyA 27-Jun-18 22:58
Re: The Pyramid and the Journey 203 cladking 07-Jun-18 19:28
Re: The Pyramid and the Journey 201 SallyA 27-Jun-18 22:05
Re: If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are the Pharaohs? 224 Thanos5150 07-Jun-18 02:16


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