> What the quarry marks show is that Khufu was
> involved in the construction process at the very
> least at and to some extent beyond the RC, not
> that he originated the project or even completed
> Tell me how I'm wrong Merrell.
See Lehner 1997: 108.
> You also stated as "fact":
> "No, the Great Pyramid was built in the time of
> Khufu, the mid-3rd millennium BC".
> Again, we do not know to what extent Khufu was
> involved in the project.
> "He intended it for use as his tomb..."
> No, Merrell, we do not know if any pharaoh
> intended their pyramids to be their tomb.
See Edwards 1947: 20, 116.
> 10328]If Pyramids are not Tombs, then where are
> the Pharaohs?[/url]
> Readers would note your lack of participation
I didn't realise that it was obligatory to reply to all of your posts.
> [b]"...(it's been suggested that he died in the
> summer of 2483 BC, before his tomb was fully
> Oh...? So then this would mean some of it was
> built [i]after[/i] the time of Khufu? I'm confused
> because you just said "the Great Pyramid was built
> in the time of Khufu". And "2483 BC", you say?
> That's a nice exact number and in the "summer" no
> less. Which regardless would be weird as by nearly
> all accepted chronologies "2483 BC" would place
> this in the 5th Dynasty in or around the reign of
As I understand it, it's been suggested that Khufu died some time in the spring or summer of 2483 BC, when the GP was still in the throes of being completed.
> You are going off the dates of 2509-2483 BC for
> Khufu's reign which are not accepted by Egyptology
? So the date of 2483 BC that I quoted is the same ...
> though widely copy and pasted almost verbatim in
> internet articles appearing only on or after the
> Nov 2, 2017 press release of the Muon study (Nov
> 2, 2017) finding a void.
This [url=https://phys.org/news/2017-11-particle-physicists-mysterious-great-pyramid.html]muons/void[/url] report indicates the approximate era when the GP was built.
> It would appear these
> dates are only what was offered by the Muon team
I can't find any mention of 2483 BC in the muons report just linked to: just the approximate era when the GP was built.
> which unless they know something the rest of us do
> not would seem to be in error and/or are using
> dates otherwise not accepted by Egyptology at
> large. Source please.
Tallet, Clement and Lotfallah, Journal de Merer 2017: 12.