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Thanos5150 Wrote:
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> Origyptian Wrote:
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> > I wonder how and why the "sarcophagus" became so
> > broken up. While a very shallow tool marks are
> > noted on the finished surface, I don't see any
> > marks at the margins of the cracked surfaces that
> > would indicate the method used to break that
> > stone:
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> If one were interested in such things I suppose
> the first order of business would be to know the
> state it was found
> by modern explorers as this damage may not have
> occurred in antiquity.


Good point. How do you think modern explorers could have created such fragments? Since I see few if any tool marks, could it possibly the result of gunpowder archaeology? But why blow up such a thing? Are there any char marks on the fragments? That particular fragment seems fairly clean.

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Mastaba of Shepsekaf 1420 Thanos5150 25-Oct-17 04:25
Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 271 Racho 25-Oct-17 06:11
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 207 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 02:26
Why adapted/adopted 191 Racho 31-Oct-17 07:44
Re: Why adapted/adopted 311 Jon Ellison 31-Oct-17 09:25
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 225 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:57
Gables v Arch 165 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:47
Re: Gables v Arch 194 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 04:47
Re: Gables v Arch 181 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 05:12
Re: Gables v Arch 164 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Gables v Arch 230 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 06:49
An Interesting Curve 194 Jon Ellison 26-Oct-17 23:20
Re: Gables v Arch 158 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 00:34
Re: Gables v Arch 158 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 01:19
Re: Gables v Arch 162 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:36
Re: Gables v Arch 166 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:49
Re: Gables v Arch 151 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:05
Re: Gables v Arch 152 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 02:17
Re: Gables v Arch 160 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:27
Re: Gables v Arch 148 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 03:40
Re: Gables v Arch 161 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 05:22
Re: Gables v Arch 158 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 06:45
Gables v Arch vs Truss 194 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 19:33
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 175 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 20:50
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 143 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:20
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 144 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 268 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 22:47
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 156 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:34
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 323 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 166 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:08
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 219 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 18:13
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 153 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:07
Re: Gables v Arch 168 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 21:40
Re: Gables v Arch 185 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:40
Re: Gables v Arch 227 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 00:01
Re: Gables v Arch 213 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 10:03
Re: Gables v Arch 184 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 10:56
Re: Gables v Arch 316 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 13:30
Re: Gables v Arch 148 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 19:57
Re: Gables v Arch 144 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 22:45
Re: Gables v Arch 157 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 23:05
Re: Gables v Arch 161 R Avry Wilson 28-Oct-17 23:48
Re: Gables v Arch 206 Corpuscles 29-Oct-17 00:51
Re: Gables v Arch 197 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:19
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 192 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 02:31
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 173 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:18
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 154 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:50
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 157 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 23:46
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 263 DUNE 27-Oct-17 07:58
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 159 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 158 DUNE 27-Oct-17 23:08
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 336 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 02:34
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 287 Corpuscles 28-Oct-17 04:43
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 161 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:06
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 225 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 02:03
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 201 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:16
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 294 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 240 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 14:09
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 197 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 16:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 220 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 16:56
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 175 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 16:00
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 160 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:26


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