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M. J. Thomas Wrote:
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> Origyptian Wrote:
>
> > Has it not occurred to you that the gap in the
> > floor might indicate that the original flooring
> > was removed? Likewise for the QC?
>
> I am talking about the gap between the base of the
> KC walls and the sides of the Chamber's raised
> floor, and the irregular, poorly finished
> limestone core blocks on which the Chamber's
> granite floor appears to rest.
> Why introduce another floor that would not make
> any difference?

Of course it would make a difference if there was an original floor that provided a seal to the walls. If we took the roof off your house, would it no longer be watertight?


> > Do you think the hacked up nature of the lower AP
> > represents the best workmanship the builders were
> > capable of during primary construction?
>
> No.
> What I see at the lower end of the Ascending
> Passage is the handiwork of Al Mamun (spelling?)
> and his crew.

Why do you suppose Mamoun felt the need to hack up those walls like that? Is it not possible that the walls were originally covered with a valuable material worth the salvage?


> I do not accept your hypothesis that 'Al Mamun's
> Hole' was created in order to get a large object
> or objects out of the Pyramid.

I have no problem with that. You are entitled to your own symbolism.


> > Do you believe that what we see there today is all
> > it ever was from the day it was completed?
>
> Yes.
> I do not accept your hypothesis that the Pyramid's
> passage and chamber walls have been stripped of
> objects, and flooring.
> I think it possible that originally the walls
> might have been adorned with reed mats or similar
> covered in pictures and texts.

Well, ok then. That certainly helps me put your "cold, hard fact" decree into proper perspective.

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