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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 1531 Thanos5150 25-Oct-17 04:25
Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 294 Racho 25-Oct-17 06:11
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 232 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 02:26
Why adapted/adopted 207 Racho 31-Oct-17 07:44
Re: Why adapted/adopted 337 Jon Ellison 31-Oct-17 09:25
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 245 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:57
Gables v Arch 191 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:47
Re: Gables v Arch 212 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 04:47
Re: Gables v Arch 202 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 05:12
Re: Gables v Arch 179 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Gables v Arch 248 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 06:49
An Interesting Curve 219 Jon Ellison 26-Oct-17 23:20
Re: Gables v Arch 177 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 00:34
Re: Gables v Arch 173 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 01:19
Re: Gables v Arch 178 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:36
Re: Gables v Arch 184 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:49
Re: Gables v Arch 169 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:05
Re: Gables v Arch 170 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 02:17
Re: Gables v Arch 180 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:27
Re: Gables v Arch 172 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 03:40
Re: Gables v Arch 179 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 05:22
Re: Gables v Arch 176 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 06:45
Gables v Arch vs Truss 214 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 19:33
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 195 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 20:50
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 158 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:20
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 164 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 304 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 22:47
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 171 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:34
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 351 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 190 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:08
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 236 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 18:13
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 173 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:07
Re: Gables v Arch 185 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 21:40
Re: Gables v Arch 204 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:40
Re: Gables v Arch 242 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 00:01
Re: Gables v Arch 241 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 10:03
Re: Gables v Arch 202 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 10:56
Re: Gables v Arch 334 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 13:30
Re: Gables v Arch 166 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 19:57
Re: Gables v Arch 168 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 22:45
Re: Gables v Arch 172 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 23:05
Re: Gables v Arch 183 R Avry Wilson 28-Oct-17 23:48
Re: Gables v Arch 221 Corpuscles 29-Oct-17 00:51
Re: Gables v Arch 213 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:19
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 228 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 02:31
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 200 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:18
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 170 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:50
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 178 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 23:46
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 281 DUNE 27-Oct-17 07:58
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 176 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 178 DUNE 27-Oct-17 23:08
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 370 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 02:34
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 317 Corpuscles 28-Oct-17 04:43
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 183 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:06
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 254 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 02:03
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 217 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:16
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 322 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 254 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 14:09
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 213 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 16:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 239 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 16:56
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 195 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 16:00
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 185 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:26


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