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A New Interpretation of a Rare Old Kingdom Dual Title: The King’s Chief Librarian and Guardian of the Royal Archives of Mehit

Manu Seyfzadeh, Robert M. Schoch, Robert Bauval.

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To date, no unequivocal textual reference to the Great Sphinx has been identified prior to Egypt’s New Kingdom. Here, we present evidence that the monument we now know as the Great Sphinx was called Mehit and that this name was part of an exclusive title held only by the highest officials of the royal Egyptian court going back to at least early dynastic times, i.e. prior to the time of the Great Sphinx’s generally presumed construction during the 4th Dynasty. Furthermore, the symbolic origins of this title precede the 4th Dynasty by at least five centuries, going back to the very cradle of writing during the earliest dynastic era of the early Nile civilization. Based on this philological evidence corroborating geological and archeo-astronomical evidence previously published, we conclude that a lion-like stone monument existed on the Giza Plateau long before the Great Sphinx is generally believed to have been made and that early dynastic Egyptians referred to it in writing.

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Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 852 Thanos5150 06-Aug-17 02:41
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 172 MDaines 06-Aug-17 08:06
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 160 eyeofhorus33 06-Aug-17 09:45
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 151 Thanos5150 06-Aug-17 17:31
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 136 Archae Solenhofen 06-Aug-17 19:06
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 115 Hanslune 06-Aug-17 19:38
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 93 Archae Solenhofen 06-Aug-17 21:58
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 81 Thanos5150 07-Aug-17 22:35
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 63 Thanos5150 09-Aug-17 22:27
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 47 R Avry Wilson 10-Aug-17 00:54
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 45 Thanos5150 10-Aug-17 01:35
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 42 R Avry Wilson 10-Aug-17 02:52
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 54 Thanos5150 10-Aug-17 03:50
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 76 Archae Solenhofen 06-Aug-17 23:38
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 85 Archae Solenhofen 06-Aug-17 23:48
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 56 Archae Solenhofen 07-Aug-17 16:18
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 135 Laird Scranton 07-Aug-17 03:57
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 70 Laird Scranton 07-Aug-17 18:09
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 61 Laird Scranton 07-Aug-17 20:12
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 63 Thunderbird 08-Aug-17 02:40
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 61 R Avry Wilson 08-Aug-17 04:35
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 74 Laird Scranton 08-Aug-17 04:43
n/t Thanks Laird 60 R Avry Wilson 08-Aug-17 09:38
Re: n/t Thanks Laird 57 Thanos5150 08-Aug-17 23:00
Re: n/t Thanks Laird 53 R Avry Wilson 09-Aug-17 04:21
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 74 R Avry Wilson 09-Aug-17 07:38
Re: Textual Evidence of an Older Sphinx? 67 Thanos5150 09-Aug-17 14:44
Marking on Mehit's mouth 68 MDaines 11-Aug-17 10:03
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 47 Thanos5150 11-Aug-17 17:08
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 34 MDaines 11-Aug-17 17:51
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 50 Thanos5150 11-Aug-17 22:41
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 40 MDaines 12-Aug-17 12:30
Mod Note > Posting Images 36 Dr. Troglodyte 12-Aug-17 12:54
Re: Mod Note > Posting Images 43 MDaines 12-Aug-17 13:12
Re: Mod Note > Posting Images 54 Thanos5150 12-Aug-17 14:18
But who is AB...? 42 MDaines 13-Aug-17 10:13
Re: But who is AB...? 37 Thanos5150 13-Aug-17 14:04
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 39 cladking 11-Aug-17 17:53
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 25 Thanos5150 12-Aug-17 19:20
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 29 cladking 12-Aug-17 19:24
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 48 Thanos5150 12-Aug-17 19:35
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 52 Thunderbird 11-Aug-17 17:21
Re: Marking on Mehit's mouth 62 MDaines 11-Aug-17 18:11
Dawn of an Ancient Age. 36 cladking 13-Aug-17 19:50
Re: Dawn of an Ancient Age. 70 cladking 13-Aug-17 20:55


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